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SYRINGA vulgaris 'Madame Antoine Buchner'

Commonly known as Lilac

Deep red buds opening to pale pink double flowers with strong sweet fragrance
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Bush £25.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £23.00 each

 

  • Deciduous - heart-shaped to oval leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pale pink
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • 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 - - deadhead newly planted lilacs before fruit forms. Will tolerate hard renovation pruning
  • Pests & Diseases - leaf miners, thrips, willow scale, lilac blight, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - eastern Europe
  • Flower Shape - Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Panicles - slender panicles
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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