Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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Scentara® Double Blue Lilac
it died three days after it arrived
Hello! We're sorry to hear about your lilac. Please email pictures of the plant to firstname.lastname@example.org, making sure to put your order number and name in the subject line so that we may provide the best assistance possible. Rest assured, we do have a 60-day guarantee on all of our plants. If you received your plants within that timeframe, we will be happy to apply your warranty once we receive the pictures.
Not sure what I did wrong. I planted the lilac and roses I ordered. The roses are doing great but the leaves on the lilac are shriveling up like they are dying. I don't know what to do. They looked good when I received them. Please tell me what to do. Thank you
Hello! It sounds like this could be a watering issue. Newly planted shrubs need plenty of water as they establish. Roses are more drought tolerant than others, but lilac will need a good amount of water. If you still have questions, please send us some photos to email@example.com and we can take a closer look at what might be going on. Happy Gardening!
Plants came well packaged with blooms. I'm from the PNW and have missed lilacs. Hoping these truly are a hybrid that will bloom in zone 8. Will know in a year or two. Plants are healthy and growing. Very pleased, I have already ordered other plants from this business.
It is green and growing. Waiting for blooms
Hello Anne, due to the temperatures we keep our greenhouse at in spring your lilacs may have finished blooming before you received them. So you may have to wait another year to see blooms, but we promise they'll be worth the wait! Happy gardening!
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