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Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac

Syringa reticulata 'Bailnce'

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Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata 'Bailnce') at Green Haven Garden Centre

Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac in bloom

Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac in bloom

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Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata 'Bailnce') at Green Haven Garden Centre

Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac flowers

Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  20 feet

Spread:  15 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Description:

An excellent oval shaped small tree which produces large clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers in early summer, starts blooming at a young age and flowers reliably every year, doesn't produce unsightly seed heads; a beautiful addition to the landscape

Ornamental Features

Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac features showy plumes of fragrant creamy white flowers rising above the foliage from late spring to early summer. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac is a dense deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Shade

Planting & Growing

Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 5 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Shade 
Applications
Flowers  Bark  Winter Value  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features