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3 Branched Lilac Trees 40-60cm Tall Shrubs, Fragant Purple Flowers, Syringa Vulgaris

£16.99

3 Common Lilac / Syringa Vulgaris 40-60cm

 

 These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.

 

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 

 

Description:

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.

 

For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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  1. Lilac Bush 5

    Posted by Unknown on 4th Mar 2019

    Before i purchased my Lilac Bush i took advice from Beechwood Nurseries Ltd how to grow them in the conditions they require i.e soil type &position in the garden etc .
    On request my order was delivered free promptly by the regular postal system .The package was wrapped in bubble wrap & was in excellent condition with buds on ready for planting

  2. Lovely healthy plant 5

    Posted by Ruth on 3rd Nov 2017

    Very pleased. Good quality plant. Well packaged.

  3. Brilliant plants 5

    Posted by Unknown on 15th Feb 2017

    Very pleased with these healthy look plants and looking forward to planting them outside soon. Recommended.