Syringa vulgaris ‘Katherine Havemeyer’ Syringa

Syringa

Description: An upright medium-sized deciduous shrub becoming spreading with age, with mid-green, heart-shaped leaves. Large dense bunches of highly fragrant double purple-lavender flowers in May, fade to lilac-pink in mid-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): 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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