This medium-size shrub has an upright, open-branched habit and bright green foliage. Gorgeous, deep wine red, double flower clusters are highly fragrant. Blooms mid-season, typically in mid-May. Thrives in cool summer climates. A lovely spring accent, screen or border specimen. Deciduous.
Common Name: Charles Joly Lilac
Botanical Name: Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:sih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss
Sunset climate zones:1 - 11
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Special features:Easy Care
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Garden styleCottage, Rustic