Syringa Bloomerang® Dark Purple
Syringa Bloomerang® Dark Purple

Syringa Bloomerang® Dark Purple

SKU: S67623
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Quick Facts
Common Name: Lilac
Hardiness Zone: 4-7S/8W Exposure: Sun
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Blooms In: May-Sep
Mature Height: 6' Spacing: 4-7'
Read our Growing Guide Ships as: ONE GALLON POT
Fragrance: Yes Deer Resistance: Yes
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A member of the exceptional Bloomerang® series of fragrant, reblooming Lilacs, Syringa Boomerang® Dark Purple is a taller shrub (up to 6' tall), with large flower clusters arrayed luxuriantly on dense branches. Deep purple buds and lavender-blue florets create a striking spring color show followed by intermittent late summer displays. Plant this one in full sun near a porch, deck, or walkway to best enjoy the perfume. A Proven Winners®/Color Choice® variety. 'SMSJBP7' PP 26,549

Bloomerang® forms a bushy plant with small leaves. Its bloodline includes 4 different Lilac species (it's a hybrid of Syringa patula x macrophylla x meyeri x juliana). Plants bloom heavily in the spring, take a resting period, and then start up again in midsummer and continue until cold weather. The second period of bloom is not as full as that in the spring, but still showy.

Plants are best pruned right after the spring bloom, as this creates a fuller shrub with more branches and thus more flowers. Every stem can produce flowers in summer. Bloomerang® is mildew resistant, too.

Lilacs are among the best-known, classic spring-flowering shrubs. For generations of reliable bloom and sweet fragrance, generally before Memorial Day, these sturdy shrubs are in a class by themselves. Most Lilacs prefer full sun and neutral to slightly alkaline soil.

For more information on growing and care, click on Growing Guide.




The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.


We ship our bulbs and plants at the right time for planting in your area, except as noted, with orders dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis by climate zone. We also ship a wide range of containers and planters, tools, supplies, fertilizers, garden wear, garden decor items, as well as indoor decorations like wreaths and dried bouquets when available. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the green Shipping Details box for each item. Please supply a street address for delivery. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at the expected time of delivery.


We guarantee to ship plants that are in prime condition for growing. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-503-9624 or email us at [email protected]. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us.



Average Customer Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars (3 Reviews) Write a Review

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ordering again, loved my other ones

about 2012 i ordered 3 bloomerangs from her, in just 5 short years they were fullgrown , loaded with flowers and rebloomed even more often then advertised, last year we had a addition, so i lost all my beautiful bushes, here is to getting them again

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Review for the Bloomerang Lilac

Like the reviewer before, I was surprised at the small size of my plants in Sept. 2017 - barely could see them! However, unlike that reviewer, I most definitely WOULD order again from White Flower Farm. My past experience is that their plants are fabulous and recommended by Better Homes and Gardens. My baby lilacs did not make it over the winter. However, customer service was terrific and the plants were replaced at no cost. The new ones are larger (2018) and I have great hopes for next year blooming. Don't hesitate. This is a good company and these re-blooming lilacs are lovely. I've seen them elsewhere.

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Unestabilished when delivered

I ordered three of these for a fence line of a newly built house. Local greenhouses in the Autumn said they get them in, but they usually go quickly. Since I wanted multiple plants, I decided to order them to assure I would have them and not have to search around.

The plants arrived as scheduled, but were much smaller than I imagined they would be. One was even smaller than the others. I took care of all three the same way, planted at the same time and in the same location. One is doing fine, one I think might make it, and the other I'm most certain is dead, but I am waiting until it is all completely brown to throw it away.

I was getting other flowers over the weekend and did see a plant at the local nursery and it was about 5 times as large and looked much healthier. I will never purchase tree shrubs from White Flower again.

An Azalea and rose were much healthier and larger when sent. I am still awaiting new growth on the rose, but I don't feel that will be an issue. I'm hoping not anyway with the cose of all of these.

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Growing guide

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Latin Name Pronunciation: sir-ing'guh  

Plant Syringa in full sun (S. laciniata varieties are the exception and will perform well in partial shade). Immature lilacs produce flowers with lighter coloration; it may take 4–6 years for their true color to show.

All Lilacs require well-drained soil with pH close to neutral. Add lime if your soil is extremely acid. Fertilize once, in early spring, with a light application of an organic seaweed extract, fish emulsion, or slow-release fertilizer. Prune as necessary after bloom in spring.

S. vulgaris varieties are prone to powdery mildew, which generally appears in late summer. Mildew disfigures the leaves to varying degrees, but seems to have little effect on the vigor of the plant.  

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