Syringa vulgaris ‘Congo’
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 10′ high x 7′ wide
Shrub Form: Upright
Foliage Color: Green
Flowers: Double, red wine that gradually changes to purple
Flowering Time: Late Spring
Growth Rate: Moderate
Uses: Specimen, accent, hedge, screening
Description: A dense, upright lilac with large fragrant clusters of double red flowers in late spring and green foliage. A beautiful hedge, screen or specimen shrub.
Ornamental Features: Heart shaped green foliage throughout the season. Large fragrant clusters of double red flowers emerge in late spring and fade to purple. Great for cuttings and attracting birds, bees, and butterflies to your yard.
Landscape Attributes: Dense, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright habit of growth. Low maintenance; best pruned right after the spring bloom. Deer resistant.