Our Catalogue

Back to List >
Syringa vul Primrose
Click to enlarge

Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose'


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

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Needs full sun Needs full sun
Replacement prune Replacement prune