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Syringa vul Katherine Havemeyer
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Syringa vulgaris 'Katherine Havemeyer'


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

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