growing lilacs - Knowledgebase Question

Spanaway, Wa
Question by ChristinaA9
May 15, 2010
i wiash to order lilacs from a catalog. they are the

Answer from NGA
May 15, 2010


Common lilacs grow fast but with a 6" start, it will take at least 5 years for them to grow into substantial sized shrubs. More mature Lilacs are readily available in garden centers and they are usually reasonably priced - and ready to bloom. Or, if you have a gardening friend with lilacs you can dig out a sucker and replant it in your yard. Best wishes with your new lilacs.

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