Ludwig Spaeth Lilac


Ludwig Spaeth Lilac is a old cultivar developed in 1883 that is still one of the best purples available. Panicle-like flowers are single, red-purple color that are produced in early June. An outstanding Lilac that is useful in mixed shrub borders or in mass plantings with other lilacs. No wonder this reliable variety is highly sought after.

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#3 Container

4 in stock


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    • White wood location stake
    • Place the stake in the ground where you want the shrub planted
  • The shrub delivered and planted (*Installation)
    • Black Mulch around the root ball
    • Fertilized and watered at time of planting

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Additional information

Botanical Name



Hardiness Zones


Mature Height

less than 12'

Mature Spread

less than 8'

Light Needs

Full Sun



Bloom Time

Late Spring

Flower Color

Purple (Shade of Purple)


Deciduous, Flowering


#3 Container

Deer Resistant