- Botanical Name:Syringa vulgaris ‘Primrose’
- Height:8 – 10 Feet
- Spacing:10′ – 12′
- Depth:Set at same soil level as planted in container, firm soil and water thoroughly.
- Spread:10′ – 12′
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Color:Pastel Yellow, more intense in cooler conditions and protection from intense sun.
- Size:2″ Pot
- Blooms:Late Spring
- Form:Shrub, Lilac
- Flower Form:Enormous trusses, 8″ – 10″+ of single flowers.
- Soil Requirements:Well-drainedl soil high in organic matter.
- Growth Rate:Fast once established, which takes approximately 4 – 6 weeks.
- Pruning:To maintain shape. After flowering
- Foliage:Slightly bluish-green, glabrous, heart shaped leaves, 4″ – 5″ long.
- Comments:A good-looking shrub in the rarest of lilac colors for late spring. The sweet-smelling light yellow blooms turn a deeper shade as the blooms mature. The perfume will fill your whole house! It improves the looks of the plant to remove spent flower heads.
A twist on the beloved lilac, Primrose Lilac produces enormous trusses of creamy white to pastel yellow flowers that open in late spring, perfuming the air with sweet scent. Slightly blue-green, heart-shaped leaves provide a pretty backdrop for the flowers. Growing 8-10 ft. tall with a 10-12 ft. spread, this shrub grows best in well-drained soil. Its pastel yellow color is more intense when Primrose Lilac is grown in cooler conditions and with protection from intense sun. Cold hardy. Attracts pollinators. Grows best in full sun. Zones 3-7. Potted.