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James Macfarlane Lilac Hedge

James Macfarlane Lilac Hedge

Lilacs are a favorite in the garden and landscapes, and the James Macfarlane Lilac is sure to delight garden visitors with large clusters of pink flowers and fragrance in late spring. This late-blooming variety grows 8-10 ft. tall with a similar spread. Its fragrant flower clusters attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The flowers are also excellent for fresh floral arrangements. Flowering shrubs, like lilac bushes, provide structure to landscapes and gardens. This deciduous shrub can be planted as a flowering hedge or privacy screen along property borders. It also looks good planted in groups. The James Macfarlane Lilac Hedge provides an affordable bundle for landscapers wanting to plant hedges.

Botanical Name: Syringa x prestoniae 'James Macfarlane'

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  • 77761
    Ships in Spring
  • DORMANT 12-18"
    Packed 5 per bag.
  • 78884
    Ships in Spring
  • DORMANT 12-18"
    Packed 10 per bag.
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Product Details

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Soak roots while preparing the planting site. Dig a hole twice as wide and just as deep as the roots are long. Spread roots around and bury with dirt. Water gently immediately after to eliminate air pockets in the soil.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Average
  • Will Tolerate :

    Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Prune as needed immediately after flowering
  • Watering Requirements :

    Once established, drought tolerant but requires regular moisture for best performance. Follow regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Feed before new growth emerges in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom, in absence of rainfall/snow melt. Prune after flowering.

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.


       Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-4 May 4, 2020 June 22, 2020
    5A March 30, 2020 June 22, 2020
    5B March 16, 2020 June 22, 2020
    6A March 9, 2020 June 22, 2020
    6B March 2, 2020 June 22, 2020
    7 February 24, 2020 June 22, 2020
    8 February 17, 2020 June 8, 2020
    9-10 February 10, 2020 June 8, 2020
  • Tropicals (Elephant Ears and Crinum)
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 April 27, 2020 June 1, 2020
    7-10 March 30, 2020 June 1, 2020
  • Hedges and Shrubs
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-7 April 6, 2020 June 22, 2020
    8-10 April 6, 2020 June 8, 2020

       Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 September 14, 2020 December 7, 2020
  • German Iris
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 August 10, 2020 October 26, 2020
    7 August 10, 2020 November 9, 2020
    8-10 August 17, 2020 November 9, 2020
  • Amaryllis and Paperwhites
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 October 5, 2020 December 21, 2020
  • Fall Crocus & Colchicum
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-7A August 10, 2020 October 12, 2020
    7B-10 August 17, 2020 October 12, 2020


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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