AWARD

SYRINGA microphylla 'Superba'

Commonly known as Daphne lilac

Dainty scented lilac flowers borne in profusion
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    glossy, dark-green leaves to 9cm (3.5in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Lilac coloured
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Can be conical and spreading or upright. Produces small flowers in panicles to n7cm (3in) long. After main flowering blooms irregularly until autumn
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

SYRINGA microphylla 'Superba'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn S. pubescens subsp. microphylla
    Pests & Diseases
    Leaf miners, thrips, willow scale, lilac blight, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Western China
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Strongly-scented
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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