Lilac Seeds - Late 'Villous'

(Syringa villosa) Perennial. Zones 3 - 7. Oleaceae (Olive) Family. Native range—Eastern Asia.

Flowers are less fragrant than other lilac varieties,  but its white to pink/purple blooms are still quite showy. Can grow to 10 feet tall. Prefers full sun. Typically flowers in early Summer. Very hardy variety.



SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds in water for 24 hours. Mix seeds with a moistened grow medium equal to 3-4 times seed volume. Place in a plastic bag, covered tray/cells or container.

STRATIFICATION: 90 days cold/moist (5°C). Place plastic bag with seeds and soil in your refrigerator, preferably in a veggie crisper. Inspect periodically for even moisture and germination

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 1/8” deep, tamp down gently. Soil temperatures of 15-20°C are ideal for germination. Water evenly and regularly.

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 20-60 days.


Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia.

  • $5.99

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