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SYRINGA microphylla 'Superba'

Commonly known as Daphne lilac

Dainty scented lilac flowers borne in profusion

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£17.50 each

  • Deciduous - elliptic, 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
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - strongly-scented
  • Seasonal Interest - 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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