French Hybrid - Katherine Havenmeyer - Out Of Stock!
Katherine Havemeyer Lilac features showy panicles of magically fragrant pink flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark bluish-green foliage throughout the season turning yellow in the fall.
Fragrant - Katherine Havenmeyer
Fragrant - Katherine Havenmeyer
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Botanical (latin) name: Syringa vulgaris
Zone 3a
Height 8ft (2.5m) Spread 6ft (2m)
summer leaf colour - dark green Fall leaf colour - yellow
Seeds small oval woody Bark - smooth grey
Blossom colour - light pink Fragrance - exquisit perfume
Habit - Upright vase-like Placement - full sun, moist well drained soils
Why would you want this shrub? Spring fragrance, privacy hedge, feature tree, Middle row of a multirow planting

The Katherine Havenmeyer lilac is an exquisite spring blooming lilac featuring magically fragrant double pink flowers in upright panicles. It features an upright, multi-stemmed habit and is very hardy. The heart-shaped leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour and neither the brown oval seeds or the smooth grey bark is particularly outstanding.

The Katherine Havemeyer Lilac is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a moderate maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies but is not deer. \

The Katherine Havemeyer Lilac will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.

Price last updated on Jun 07, 2017 Listing of Lilacs

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