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Syringa vul Prince Wolkonsky

Syringa vulgaris 'Prince Wolkonsky'


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

General attributes

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