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Ludwig Spaeth Lilac Overview
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 Extend Your Lilac Season With This Gorgeous Late Bloomer

There are few things as coveted in the garden as the one to two weeks that lilacs bloom in the spring. The air is perfumed as only a lilac can do. For 50 weeks a year, lilacs are handsome, shade providing shrubs - but oh, those two weeks in spring!

Those in the know, though, will always have a Ludwig Spaeth Lilac in their garden. Why? Ludwig Spaeth blooms later than almost all other lilacs so you’ll always have a few more weeks of that magical lilac show.

Ludwig Spaeth is a French Hybrid Lilac that was first introduced in 1883. It’s a gorgeous late bloomer that has stood the test of time.

This lilac charges into spring draped in traditional sparkling green, heart shaped leaves. However, the Ludwig Spaeth really starts its show well after your other Lilacs have started blooming.

In early June your shrub will be covered with huge clusters of beautiful deep reddish-purple blooms that are excellent as cut flowers. Just a few of the large blooms will perfume your entire house.

Ludwig Spaeth grows 10-12 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide, making it a stand-out at the back of a perennial border, along a foundation or as a screening shrub. It will tolerate some shade, but blooms best in full sun.

Don’t limit your lilac season. Add this beauty to your garden this year.

* Fragrant
* Late Bloomer
* Low Maintenance

Don’t Prune Lilacs During Fall or Early Spring

Pruning Spring Flowering Shrubs in Southern Regions

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Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

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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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Ludwig Spaeth Lilac Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-7
Growing Zones 3-7
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Syringa vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 10 - 12 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 8 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red, Purple