Syringa vulgaris ‘Primrose’ Syringa

Syringa

Description: A bushy deciduous tree with heart-shaped leaves and small panicles of fragrant, single pale primrose yellow blooms. These blooms, which are carried in large, rounded trusses, intensify as the plant matures, giving a more dramatic show of richer flowers each year.

History: Originated as a sport in the Netherlands. In cultivation since 1949. 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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