growing pussy willows and lilacs in south carolina - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by pogomorgain1
June 4, 2007
what are the best ways to take care of these two plants?

Answer from NGA
June 4, 2007
Both lilacs and pussy willows will grow in your region, but hot summer sunshine can be brutal. Try to plant them in a site where they will get morning sun and filtered afternoon shade. The lilac needs sun in order to bloom so 4-5 hours should make it happy. Both plants appreciate loose, well draining soils and regular deep watering (about twice a week in the hottest weather). Enjoy!

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