Syringa vulgaris ‘Charles Joly’ Syringa

Syringa

Description: A round-shaped small tree or large shrub with a typical erect habit. One of the classic lilacs with single very dark red-purple flower panicles which are highly scented. The purple flowers stand out well against the backdrop of pretty, heart-shaped, mid-green foliage in spring and summer.

History: Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Syringa Growing Tips: Easy to grow in most well-drained, fertile, humus-rich alkaline to neutral soils. Thrives in chalky ground and appreciates mulching when planted in full sun

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2.5m x 2m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Scented flowers
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Replacement prune
  • Prefers full sun

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