Lilacs Denver CO

Lilacs are hardy, easy care plants, and the fragrant flowers are good for cutting and attractive to butterflies. Flower colors include blue, lavender, pink, red, purple, yellow, and white, depending on the variety. Read on and find more information about this plant.

Logan Street Gardens
(303) 733-6291
1033 Grove St
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided by:
Dardano's Flowerland
(303) 934-5646
1205 W Evans Ave
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided by:
Country Fair Garden Center
(303) 757-4949
2190 S Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Clothing, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Consulting Services, Container Gardening, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, Equipment, Nursery, Ero…

Data Provided by:
Groundcovers Greenhouse & Nursery
(303) 758-8957
4301 E Iliff Ave
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Natural Pesticide, Organic Gardening, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided by:
Jensen's Flowers
(303) 237-5545
845 Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood, CO
Products / Services
Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided by:
Paulino Gardens Inc.
(303) 429-8062
6300 North Broadway
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bonsai, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Cedar Mulch, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Cocoa-shell Mulch, Colored Mulch, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, De…

Data Provided by:
City Floral Greenhouse
(303) 399-1177
1440 Kearney St
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Cut Flowers, Decorative Planters & Urns, Drip Irrigation Supplies, Equipment, Nursery, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Fertilizers, Flowers - Fresh, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Fresh Plants, Garden Center Mark…

Data Provided by:
The Green Fuse
(303) 331-3482
4857 Raleigh St
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided by:
Garden Patch
(303) 778-0488
2101 S Washington St
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Annuals, Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided by:
Denver Urban Gardens
(303) 922-4096
195 S Dale Ct
Denver, CO
Products / Services
Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Lilacs

Classic spring-flowering shrubs, lilacs produce abundant, colorful flower clusters with a sweet, memorable fragrance.

About This Plant

Lilacs are hardy, easy care plants, and the fragrant flowers are good for cutting and attractive to butterflies. Flower colors include blue, lavender, pink, red, purple, yellow, and white, depending on the variety. Most lilacs grows 5 to 15 feet tall and wide, depending on variety.

Special Features

Easy care/low maintenance
Fragrant
Good for cut flowers
Attracts butterflies

Site Selection

Select a site with full sun and moist, well-drained soil.

Planting Instructions

Plant in spring or fall. Space plants 5 to 15 feet apart, depending on variety. Dig a hole only as deep as the root ball and 2 to 3 times as wide. If your soil is in very poor condition, amend the soil you've removed from the hole with a small amount of compost. Otherwise don't amend it at all. Carefully remove the plant from the container and set it in the hole. Fill the hole half full with soil, then water it well to settle the soil and eliminate air pockets. Let the water drain, then fill the remainder of hole with soil and water thoroughly.

Care

Apply a layer of compost under the plant each spring, followed by a 2-inch layer of mulch to retain moisture and control weeds. Water plants during the summer if rainfall is less than 1 inch per week. Prune lilacs immediately after flowering, removing dead and broken branches, then cutting back as necessary to maintain the desired size and shape. Overgrown lilacs can be pruned back by as much as one third.

Click here to read more from Garden.org

Local Events

HARDWOOD FLOOR INSTALLATION CLASSES DENVER, CO - LEARN TO DO-IT-YOURSELF AT OUR UNIVERSITY OF HARD KNOTS
Dates: 10/25/2014 – 10/25/2014
Location:
MacDonald Hardwoods Denver
View Details

HARDWOOD FLOOR INSTALLATION CLASSES DENVER, CO - LEARN TO DO-IT-YOURSELF AT OUR UNIVERSITY OF HARD KNOTS
Dates: 11/1/2014 – 11/1/2014
Location:
MacDonald Hardwoods Denver
View Details

HARDWOOD FLOOR INSTALLATION CLASSES DENVER, CO - LEARN TO DO-IT-YOURSELF AT OUR UNIVERSITY OF HARD KNOTS
Dates: 11/8/2014 – 11/8/2014
Location:
MacDonald Hardwoods Denver
View Details

HARDWOOD FLOOR INSTALLATION CLASSES DENVER, CO - LEARN TO DO-IT-YOURSELF AT OUR UNIVERSITY OF HARD KNOTS
Dates: 11/15/2014 – 11/15/2014
Location:
MacDonald Hardwoods Denver
View Details

HARDWOOD FLOOR INSTALLATION CLASSES DENVER, CO - LEARN TO DO-IT-YOURSELF AT OUR UNIVERSITY OF HARD KNOTS
Dates: 11/22/2014 – 11/22/2014
Location:
MacDonald Hardwoods Denver
View Details