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Blue Muffin Viburnum and 14 Other Plant Varieties

Learn how to take care of 15 plants in different zones.

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President Grevy Lilac(4 of 15)

Syringa vulgaris 'President Grevy'--President Grevy Lilac

- Large, upright deciduous shrub grown for its fragrant double blue flowers in spring
- Plant in full sun to light shade
- Plant in rich, but well-drained soil; fertilize in spring; prune after flowering
- Height: 10-12 feet
- Width: 10-12 feet
- Hardy in USDA zones 3-7

Zone 3: Plant in spring; mulch after first hard frost for protection; avoid contact with salt; plant in full sun; water regularly the first season.

Zones 4-5: Plant in spring; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; plant in full sun; water regularly the first season.

Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; mulch after first hard frost; plant in full sun to light shade; water regularly the first season.

Zone 7: Plant in early fall; mulch in fall; plant in full sun to light shade; water regularly the first season; flowering may be reduced after warm winters.

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