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Cultural Details for Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'

Common Name:
Pocahontas Early Flowering Lilac

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Deep maroon purple buds open to deep violet single florets, fragrant

Fruit Details:

Fall Color:
Leaves may turn reddish-purple

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Zones 3-7

Other Features:
Extremely cold hardy; flowers much earlier than Common Lilac

Culture and Care:

This plant was blooming:
4/14/2010 - 5/10/2010
4/2/2007 - 4/5/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 118

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.