Saugeana Chinese Lilac

Syringa x chinensis ‘Saugeana’
Size: #5
8-10 feet high x 7-9 feet wide
Broad oval shape
Zone 4
Full Sun

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If you like profuse blooming, fragrant pink lilacs – look no further! But it doesn’t stop there–this one is considered to be one of the best lilacs for hedge or screen planting because it holds its foliage down to the ground and grows so quickly. The leaves are smaller than on most lilacs and we think more decorative and the flower clusters are more open and airy.

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Throughout this site, the following are used as guidelines for watering established plants:

water_drops_icon  These truly xeric plants can live with our 12 inches of natural annual precipitation and only need a winter watering during a multi-year drought, but they will thrive with a monthly watering. Overwatering will kill some of these.
water_drops_iconwater_drops_icon  These plants are adapted to intermittent deep watering with soil drying to a depth of a few inches between waterings. Watering frequency may be every couple of weeks during the active growing season and maybe only one winter watering for optimal care.
water_drops_iconwater_drops_iconwater_drops_icon  These plants need regular watering somewhat like a bluegrass lawn so that they never dry to depth in the root system during the active growing season, and need occasional winter watering to prevent root dessication and resultant plant death.

About sizes of our plants:

Sizes indicated with a # are roughly the equivalent in gallonage; so a #2 is about a 2 gallon pot size; b&b stands for balled and burlapped.