Syringareticulata 'Ivory Silk'

Ivory Silk Japanese tree lilac

Ivory Silk' is a small tree or large shrub which typically grows 20-25' tall with a rounded crown. Creamy white, fragrant, single flowers are arranged in dense, terminal clusters (panicles to 12" long). Blooms later than most other species of lilac (late May to early June in St. Louis). Elliptic to ovate, dark green leaves (to 5" long). Attractive reddish-brown bark.

Effective as a specimen in the landscape. Tree forms are effective along streets, in lawns, near decks/patios or in foundations. Shrub forms are effective in borders or small groups. May be used as a screen along property lines.

Zone: 3 to 7

Height: 20.00 to 25.00 feet

Spread: 15.00 to 20.00 feet

Bloom Time: May to June

Bloom Description: Creamy white

Sun: Full sun to part shade

Water: Medium

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Street Tree, Flowering Tree

Flower: Showy, Fragrant

Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Other: Winter Interest

Tolerate: Deer, Clay Soil