Syringa vulgaris ‘Prince Wolkonsky’ Syringa

Syringa

Description: An upright, bushy, deciduous shrub or small tree with heart-shaped, mid-green leaves. Dark magenta flower buds open to very fragrant, light pink/purple flowers.

History: Hybridised by Claude Bellion, France in 1976. Introduced in 1995.

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): 3m 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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