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Ludwig Spaeth Lilac

An old cultivar developed in 1883, this is still one of the best purples available. Its panicle-like thyrses of single, red-purple flowers are produced in early June. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 10 - 12'
  • Spread: 6 - 8'
  • Shape: Upright
  • Foliage: Green
  • Fall Foliage: Insignificant
  • Zone: 3 - 7
Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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