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Hardy Shrubs with a Delicious Scent: James Macfarlane Lilac

  • Large Clusters of Pink Blooms
  • Extremely Hardy and Adaptable
  • Amazing Scent Attracts Butterflies & Hummingbirds

Would you like to extend the amount of time you get to enjoy that mesmerizing lilac scent? Look no further than the James Macfarlane Lilac. The Lilac 'James Macfarlane', Syringa presoniae 'James Macfarlane', blooms two weeks later than Syringa vulgaris types. The true single pink flowers bloom freely.

It is extremely hardy and adaptable, withstanding moisture conditions fatal to vulgaris hybrids. This means you can plant one of these beautiful shrubs in areas that may be hard to grow. This lilac has an upright shape, making it the perfect background specimen or boarder shrub.

James MacFarlane is an elegant, hardy shrub which will make a colorful informal hedge, or can be grown as a specimen shrub or small tree. Landscapers love the versatility of this lovely lilac.

The large clusters of deliciously scented flowers bloom in May and June and are especially attractive to butterflies. For the best results, lilacs should be grown in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil.

As with many other lilacs, this lilac will attract hummingbirds and butterflies! Plant one in your garden and enjoy the sight and smell of the gorgeous blooms in May and June for years to come. Order a James Macfrarlane Lilac today!

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Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

James Macfarlane Lilac Is Suited to Grow in Zones 2-7
Growing Zones 2-7
More Information
Botanical Name Syringa x prestoniae 'James MacFarlane'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 6 - 8 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 10 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color True Pink