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