Lilac Edward J Gardner

Lilac Edward J Gardner

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The scoop on Lilac Edward J Gardner

Believed by those in the know to be among the best, if not the best, double pink lilac cultivar available today, Edward J Gardner is an outstanding addition to any landscape. The extra large florets of this lilac are clustered into starry trusses that fill the yard with scent in spring. Gorgeous!

Why Grow Edward J Gardner Lilacs?

  • This heirloom cultivar, introduced in 1950, still wins Lilac Society Popularity polls
  • The bloom are heavily scented
  • Double pink lilacs are hard to find; Edward J Gardner is a worthy addition to any landscape
  • This lilac attracts butterflies and is a good spring source of nectar
  • Matures to 8-10 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide; makes an excellent screen or addition to a shrub border
  • Foliage and flowers are not high the the favorite-foods list for deer
Bred by Father John L. Fiala, the legendary plantsman known for furthering the genetics of lilacs and crabapples worldwide; anything he introduced deserves notice. This selection was named for his nurseryman friend from Wisconsin.
Botanical Name: Syringa vulgaris Edward J. Gardner
Common Name: Lilac Edward J Gardner
Growing Zones: Winter hardy in zones 3-7
Sun/Shade: Full sun for best flowering
Flowers: Blooms in the middle of the lilac season
Flower Color: Light pink
Height: 8-10 feet tall, 6-8 feet wide
Plant/Bulb Size: 5" nursery pot with one, well rooted starter lilac
Bloom Timing: Spring
Pkg. Count: 1 plant