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SYRINGA vulgaris 'Charles Joly'

Commonly known as Lilac

Double red-purple

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Bush £25.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £22.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - heart-shaped to oval leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Red - red purple
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading shrub or small tree, upright when young. Produces flowers in dense, conical panicles 10-20cm (4-8in) long
  • 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 - - 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
  • 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 - - very fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • 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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