Japanese tree lilac (Syringa reticulata) is at its best for two weeks in early summer when the flowers bloom. The clusters of white, fragrant flowers are about a foot long and 10 inches wide. Growing Japanese lilac trees near a window allows you to enjoy the flowers and fragrance indoors, but make sure you leave plenty of room for the tree’s 20-foot spread. After the flowers fade, the tree produces seed capsules that attract songbirds to the garden.
Japanese tree lilac is available as a multistemmed shrub or a tree with a single trunk. Both forms have a lovely shape that looks great in shrub borders or as specimens. Find tips for growing them in this article.
One of our favorite lilacs is now available. Known for the profusion of perfect, creamy-white fragrant flowers and cherry-brown bark, the Lilac Tree is hardy and tough. Blooms early to mid-June. Possibly the most trouble-free l.