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Ivory Silk Japanese Lilac Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'


  • Ivory Silk Japanese Lilac

    Ivory Silk Lilac shrubs are creamy white with that intoxicating lilac scent.

  • Ivory Silk Japanese Lilac

    Ivory Silk stays smaller than most lilacs reaching just 20-25 feet tall

  • Ivory Silk Japanese Lilac
Regular price $129.95 Sale price

  • 3-4 ft.
  • 4-5 ft.
  • 5-6 ft.
  • 6-7 ft.

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Product Details

Mature Height: 20-25 ft.
Mature Width: 15-20 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Slow
Botanical Name: Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 4-7 outdoors
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      4-7 outdoors

Growing Zones: 4-7 outdoors

(hardy down to -20℉)

Product Description

Captivating Fragrance + Creamy-White Blooms

Why Ivory Silk Japanese Lilac Shrubs?

Delivering incomparable fragrance and cream blooms in the spring and summer months, the Ivory Silk Japanese Lilac Shrub lives up to its name, giving you a smooth, elegant look that fits in nearly anywhere.

You'll enjoy its velvety white blooms on a naturally rounded crown. Vibrant green foliage pops against its reddish-brown bark, perfect for livening up bare areas...whether you plant it as a focal point in your flower beds or along driveway borders for extra color. Plus, it attracts graceful wildlife like hummingbirds to your garden.

Why is Better

But the best part about your Ivory Silk Lilac? You don't have to be a master gardener to grow this garden favorite. It grows slowly, acclimating to your landscape with ease and thriving on rainfall alone.

That's because we've planted, grown, and nurtured this Lilac for best results, so you reap the rewards of effortless growth. You get a well-rooted, healthy variety delivered right to your door...and a hard-to-find shrub you won't see at your local big-box store.

Turn a dull landscape into a picturesque, front-page feature with the Japanese Lilac Shrub. Order your Ivory Silk Japanese Lilac today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Lilacs can tolerate full sun to partial shade but prefer 6 hours of sun for the best blooms. In warmer climates, plant your Lilacs in afternoon shade so that they are not exposed to the hot afternoon sun. Lilacs prefer rich, moist soil as well.

After choosing your area, dig a hole that is twice as wide and just as deep as the container that the plant arrives in. Place your plant in the hole so that the top of the soil is even with the surrounding soil level. Backfill with soil, water after every few inches to remove any air pockets, and tamp down when done.

Mulching the surrounding soil is ideal to conserve moisture.

2. Watering: Water once or twice a week (sometimes more in extreme heat), allowing the soil to dry 1 to 2 inches down before watering again.

3. Fertilizing: Fertilize Lilacs in early spring before bloom with a well-balanced fertilizer. A 10-10-10 or all-purpose shrub fertilizer is ideal - simply read and follow the label instructions.

4. Pruning: Lilacs do not need much pruning except to remove damaged or crossing branches. If you remove faded or spent flowers immediately, it will increase the number of flowers the following season.

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zone 6 Week of March 29th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$128.99 $29.95
$129.00-$148.99 $39.95
$149.00-$178.99 $49.95

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