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Scentara Double Blue Lilac

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 2-8
  • Height 6-8 Feet Tall
  • Spread 6-8 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

Lilacs sweeten the spring air each year, and Scentara Double Blue Lilac packs a fragrance punch. This lilac variety, Syringa hyacinthiflora, has been specially bred for superb fragrance and is one of the most fragrant varieties available. It's also resistant to most diseases and loaded with aromatic purple blossoms. The shrub's rich green heart-shaped leaves offset the pretty lavender-colored blooms. And Scentara Double Blue Lilac is an easy plant to care for; it resists most diseases and is deer resistant.

The aroma is enough to make anyone nearby stop and take it in, and the large cluster of cool purple blooms on Scentara Double Blue Lilac look bluish in the spring sun. This lilac is a must-have in spring landscapes for zones 2 through 8. Scentara Double Blue grows to a height and width of 6 to 8 feet. This makes the shrub a perfect backdrop for plants that bloom later in the season. You especially want to plant this upright lilac near a sidewalk, patio or entryway so you can enjoy the scent on spring days.

Scentara Double Blue Lilac Care

Plant Scentara Double Blue Lilac in nearly any soil that drains well. The shrub needs regular watering, especially for the first few years, but should not sit in soggy soil following heavy rain or snow. Plant it in full sun. Lilacs can take heat but need enough cool nights in winter to form blooms. Its leaves drop in winter but come back each spring. You don't have to prune lilacs, but if you want to shape your plant, prune right after it is done blooming in spring. The flowers form on the plant's old wood.

Scentara Double Blue Lilac Spacing

If you want a full border or hedge of Scentara Double Blue Lilac for abundant spring color and a wave of sweet fragrance, space the plants about 6 to 8 feet apart.

Interesting Fact(s) - Lilacs are known for the heat tolerance, but these actually need a minimum of 1,700 hours of temperatures below 45°F (7.2°C) in order to bloom.

Syringa hyacinthiflora 'SMNSHBBL' Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 2-8
Flower Color(s): Purple-Blue
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Color(s): Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 6-8 Feet
Spread: 6-8 Feet
Spacing: 6-8 Feet
Habit: Upright
Blooms On: Old Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: Syringa hyacinthiflora 'SMNSHBBL' USPPAF
Common Name: Scentara Double Blue Lilac
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®

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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)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 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 - Scentara Double Blue Lilac Show Reviews

  • 5
    Scentara Double Blue...

    Posted by Jesse Lee Cochran on Jun 18th 2020

    Both plants arrived in great shape! Thanks

  • 4

    Posted by Joyce Burkey on Jun 16th 2020

    I was very happy with my purchase. Both plants are healthy. Can’t wait to see them in the spring! I gave them 4 stars only because the plants are small and young. I would certainly deal with Plant Addicts again

  • 5
    Blue lilac looks healthy when delivered.

    Posted by Lualhati Televandos on Jun 16th 2020

    Blue lilac is in its new home beside my white lilac tree and also purchased mongo red lilac a few weeks earlier . Hopefully by spring 2021 I’ll get to see my red, white n blue lilacs in bloom!
    I’m excited to own a real blue lilac tree !

  • 5

    Posted by Melanie Haddad on Jun 16th 2020

    The plants were completely healthy when they arrived and are taking root beautifully!!!

  • 5
    Scentara Double Blue...

    Posted by Helen Sabas on Jun 16th 2020

    Scentara Double Blue Lilac

  • 5
    Happy Double Blue...

    Posted by Hans Beinke on Jun 16th 2020

    My plants arrived in perfect health, are now planted and doing well

  • 2
    Long distance shipping is...

    Posted by Joanne Monath on Jun 14th 2020

    We ordered two plants; one of them was in good condition when it arrived. Our lilac was alive when it arrived but had been badly jostled in shipping so many of the bottom leaves had fallen off. Plus the plant is very small for the $$ we paid.
    Beware, Plant Addicts has a strict time limit on reporting problems in shipping. I will not order from them again.

  • 5
    It arrived well packaged and...

    Posted by Johanna S Simmel on Jun 7th 2020

    I am so excited to have this lilac! Now I have to get one for my son and daughter in law; they just bought their first home and there is literally nothing in their yard but one very pretty Japanese maple. I’ll be back for more!
    Thank you,

  • 5

    Posted by Phillip Fox on Jun 6th 2020

    So far so good
    Came in great shape and just waiting for it to grow.
    Nice product