Charles Joly Lilac

Come sunny spring days, this lilac will make your heart melt—its blooms make such a stunning accent. They appear in big panicles of intoxicating wine-red color and heady fragrance that infuses into the fresh breezes. We suggest bringing in a few panicles to perfume your home. Charles Joly grows up to 12 feet high and spreads up to 10 feet. It makes a spectacular spring specimen, or with the ample height and a great spread, it’ll make a good privacy screen. Syringa vulgaris ‘Charles Joly’
  • Botanical Name:

    Syringa vulgaris ‘Charles Joly’

  • Form:
    Shrub
  • Sun Exposure:
    Full Sun
  • Height/Habit:
    10 – 12 feet
  • Spread:
    8 – 10 feet
  • Spacing:
    8 – 10 feet
  • Hardiness Zone:
    4-7
  • Flowering Date:
    Blooms late spring
  • Planting Instructions:
    Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots. Spread roots around and fill in with dirt so that the crown is at soil level.
  • Growth Rate:
    Moderate once established, which takes approximately 3 – 4 weeks.
  • Flower Color:
    Purple
  • Flower Form:
    Double blooms on 5-8″ panicles.
  • Foliage Type:
    Mid green, heart shaped leaves 4″ – 5″.
  • Resistance:
    Deer Resistant
  • Pruning:
    Prune to desired shape after flowering. Removing flowers before they go to seed will increase bloom production in the following year
  • Soil Requirement:
    Moist, well-drained soil.
  • Watering Requirement:
    Low to average water needs
  • Additional Information:
    This lilac can tolerate part shade, but best bloom production occurs in full sun.