Congo Lilac
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Congo Lilac

Congo Lilac

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Noted for its large natural floral trusses of reddish purple florets. Congo Lilac blooms mid-season. Their fragrant showy flowers are used for decorative purposes in floral arrangements, but is also used in more nutritional manners such as for treating ailments like malaria and vermifuge. Because of its open, upright habit, its beautiful green foliage combined with the lovely flowers can be used to create springtime flowering hedge or an accent to a foundation. Hardy in zones 3 through 7, Lilacs such as this one love full sun in any northern state.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 8'
Mature Width: 8'
Flower Season: Late Spring
Sun: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Temp (C)
-40 to -30
-40.0 to -34.4
-30 to -20
-34.4 to -28.9
-20 to -10
-28.9 to -23.3
-10 to 0
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
-17.8 to -12.2