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3 Branched Lilac Trees 2-3ft Tall Shrub, Fragant Purple Flowers, Syringa Vulgaris



3 Common Lilac Plants / Syringa Vulgaris 2-3ft Tall 


 3yr old in 2L Pots

A very common ornamental plant in gardens and parks, because of its attractive flowers.. and their sweet smell.

Growing Details

Common Name: Common lilac
Genus: Syringa
Species: vulgaris
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline
Height: 500cm
Spread: 450cm
Flowering period: May to June


A large deciduous shrub or multi-stemmed small tree, growing to 6?7 m high, producing secondary shoots ("suckers") with stem diameters of up to 20 cm from the base or roots, which in the course of decades may produce a small clonal thicket.The bark is grey to grey-brown, smooth on young stems, longitudinally furrowed and flaking on older stems. The leaves are simple, 4?12 cm long and 3?8 cm broad, light green to glaucous, oval to cordate, with pinnate leaf venation, a mucronate apex and an entire margin. They are arranged in opposite pairs or occasionally in whorls of three. The flowers have a tubular base to the corolla 6?10 mm long with an open four-lobed apex 5?8 mm across, usually lilac to mauve, occasionally white. They are arranged in a dense, terminal panicle 8-18 cm long. The fruit is a dry, smooth brown capsule, 1?2 cm long, splitting in two to release the two winged seeds.



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  1. Recommend product 5

    Posted by Sandra Horton on 17th Jul 2018

    The trees arrived quickly all in one box. They were in good condition and were healthy and approximately three feet tall, they had plenty of new shoots as well. They are now repotted and doing well. 3 for the price was better than other ones on offer.