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Bloomerang® Dwarf Purple Lilac

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 3-7
  • Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
  • Spread 2.5-3 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

Lilacs are aromatic, gorgeous all-season bloomers in the landscape. Bloomerang Dwarf Purple Lilac offers all the best features of the shrubs in a compact, reblooming plant. If you've always wanted a lilac bush and thought you didn't have the space for one, Dwarf Purple can fill your desire. It grows to about one-third the size of conventional lilacs, but still outperforms most of them with its purple blooms that cover the shrub beginning in late spring.

Bloomerang Dwarf Purple Lilac grows to a height and diameter of about 3 feet. You can tuck it into nearly any space in your garden. But be sure to choose one you pass or sit by regularly so you can enjoy the sweet lilac aroma. Butterflies and other pollinators know a good thing when they sense it and they flock to Dwarf Purple Lilac. You also can use this little lilac as a filler in a large container or as a pretty border plant.

Bloomerang Dwarf Purple Lilac Care

Place Bloomerang Dwarf Purple Lilac in full sun in soil that drains well. It prefers alkaline soil. Water your lilac regularly but avoid letting the ground around it get soggy. Add some mulch when you plant. Lilacs bloom best with good spring growth, so you can fertilize them in early spring as soon as the ground thaws and again after their first bloom. That also means to avoid pruning the plant in fall; only trim it lightly after its spring bloom. Bloomerang Dwarf Purple thrives in zones 3 through 7.

Bloomerang Dwarf Purple Lilac Spacing

Plant a group of Bloomerang Dwarf Purple Lilac shrubs for a mass of pretty purple flowers and aroma. If you plant them in a group or row, space the plants nearly 3 feet apart from one center to another.

Interesting Fact - The name of Syringa is from the Greek word syrinx, which means tube. The stems of lilacs contain a spongy center that you can remove that creates a hollow tube.

Syringa x 'SMNJRPU' Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-7
Flower Color(s): Purple
Bloom Period: Spring/Summer/Fall
Foliage Color(s): Green
Exposure: Sun
Height: 2.5-3 Feet
Spread: 2.5-3 Feet
Spacing: 2.5-3 Feet
Habit: Upright
Blooms On: New & Old Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: Syringa x 'SMNJRPU' USPPAF
Common Name: Bloomerang® Dwarf Purple Lilac
Brand: Proven Winners®

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

(Updated: 7/22/20) Please Note: There are some shipping delays of plants due to the heat. The delays on dependant on temps & distances from shipping location. The plants tend not to do the best with no light & water for a few days combined with this heat. We want to get you your plants shipped out but we also want them to arrive to you good condition. Ordering now will reserve the plant for you and we'll ship when it's safe. Please reach out to if you would like more information.

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 7-10 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

9 Reviews - Bloomerang® Dwarf Purple Lilac Show Reviews

  • 5
    Bloomerang® Dwarf Purple...

    Posted by michelle berry on Aug 1st 2020

    Bloomerang® Dwarf Purple Lilac

  • 5
    Replacement dwarf...

    Posted by Jackie Stief on Jul 31st 2020

    I was very satisfied with the service and outcome of the plant addicts solution to my first plant dying. I sent pictures of the two plants received and how they were after planting. The replacement came in a very timely manner and so far is doing well.

  • 5
    Bloomerang Dwarf Purple Lilace

    Posted by BB on Jul 27th 2020

    Ordered two. One is doing better than the other, but it's probably the location (will reevaluate in fall). One is already blooming and has double the growth. Very pleased.

  • 5
    Very nice plants, thank...

    Posted by Judy Fox on Jul 16th 2020

    Very nice plants, thank you

  • 5

    Posted by Melinda Koslovsky on Jul 16th 2020

    Arrived in great condition and growing vigorously. Excited to see what blooms look like next year!

  • 5
    Great plants!

    Posted by Christy Jones on Jun 25th 2020

    They arrived in great condition and are doing very well. Thank you!

  • 2
    Very Small

    Posted by Amanda H on May 21st 2020

    I wanted to support a local business and a friend recommended this site. The “bushes” arrived today after I waited over a month to even hear they had shipped. I was disappointed in how small they were for the price. Mine are about 3 inches tall.

  • 2

    Posted by Customer on May 17th 2020

    Much, much smaller then expected. I hope it grows quickly. Plus it took forever to get my order. I understand times are though, but more communication from the company would be helpful. I thought my order was lost for awhile.

  • 5
    Blooms in the spring, blooms in the fall!

    Posted by Edie Harkins on May 4th 2020

    Sweet little lilac. Grows fast, smells wonderful, very beautiful.