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2 Seasons of Fragrant Bloom from this Super-Compact Beauty!

Bloomerang® Purple Lilac

2-Quart
Item # 48947
$26.95
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Great for cutting, and so colorful on the shrub!

4 months or more of blooms!
Plant Patent 20,575. Cultivar name: 'Penda'

Bloomerang® is such an improvement over older Lilac varieties, it might as well be a new species! This reblooming wonder is super-compact, fragrant, heavily budded, and just a flowering machine for 4 months or more every year!

Reaching just 4 to 5 feet high and 4 feet wide, Bloomerang® Purple is bushy and well-branched, with masses and masses of fragrant purply-pink blooms. The heaviest cycle is in spring, when the shrub simply transforms itself into a mass of color. But after resting for a few weeks, it returns in midsummer and continues with another show well into fall!

Ideal for cutting, these blooms have that heavenly, unmistakeable lilac scent that says, "Spring is here" in every self-respecting northern garden. Cut all you like for the vase; there are plenty to go around on this shrub! They perfume the garden deliciously. And Bloomerang® has proven very resistant to powdery mildew, that scourge of Lilac in wet climates and humid areas.

Left alone by deer and easy to grow, Bloomerang® is a must-have shrub for the sunny to lightly shaded garden. Zones 4-7.

Genus Syringa
Species x
Variety 'Penda'
PPAF PP#20,575
Item Form 2-Quart
Zone 4 - 7
Bloom Season Mid Spring - Late Summer
Habit Compact
Plant Height 4 ft - 5 ft
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Fast Growing, Fragrance, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers, Repeat Bloomer
Bloom Color Dark Pink, Light Purple
Foliage Color Medium Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Powdery Mildew
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal,  loamy, Sandy
Uses Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Hedge, Specimen
Restrictions Canada, Arizona, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

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Many of the herbs will repel insects. Pennyroyal repels fleas and other insects. Pyrethrum repels moths, flies, ants, mosquitoes, cockroaches, mites, and bedbugs. Mint repels flies, fleas, and ants. Lavender repels flies, silverfish, and fleas. Catnip can repel mosquitoes. Thyme repels insects. Lemon Grass repels mosquitoes. Basil repels flies and mosquitoes. Sage repels a variety of insects. Chrysanthemum, grown for its beautiful flowers and for the extraction of pyrethrin (an organic insecticide), repels flies, beetles, mosquitoes, roaches, lice, and fleas.

Which plants should I grow to repel rabbits and deer?

Planting garlic, onions, chives, lavender, rosemary, and sage around rabbit-susceptible plants will repel rabbits. Deer repellent plants include: lavender, onion, catnip, sage, chives, garlic, spearmint, and thyme. Be sure to strategically place these repellent plants around and in between rabbit and deer-susceptible plants. Also, place some along the property line and especially at key points the rabbits and deer are using as entryways, which can even deter them from coming onto your property.

Which of your plants offered are deer resistant?

Perennials that are deer resistant include: Asclepias, Aster, Baptisia, Coreopsis, Dianthus, Digitalis, Echinacea, Gaillardia, Heuchera, Hibiscus, Malva, Monarda, Oriental Poppy, Platycodon, Peony, Rudbeckia, Salvia, Sedum, and Tricyrtis. Shrubs include: Buddleia, Buxus, Cotoneaster, Daphne, Forsythia, Fothergilla, Hibiscus (Rose of Sharon), Potentilla, Spiraea, Syringa, and Viburnum. Vines include: Clematis, Honeysuckle, Campsis, Wisteria, and Climbing Hydrangea. Trees include: Acer (Maple), Cercis (Redbud), Corylus, Fagus (Beech), Magnolia, Ginkgo, Mulberry, Spruce, and Salix (Willow).