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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Asessippi Lilac (5 of 12)

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