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Lilac 'Doubles Collection'

Syringa vulgaris

Hardy Shrub

Lilacs are a popular addition to English gardens, much sought after for their spring colour and fragrance, but the single flowered varieties can sometimes lack impact. For a true celebration of spring you need a double-flowered variety, with panicles of jewel-like florets, for more of that gorgeous colour and fragrance! We've put together this double flowered Syringa collection to bring every possible lilac flower colour to your garden. Height and spread: 7m (22').

  • Collection comprises one of each of:
  • Lilac 'Beauty of Moscow' - Beautiful white blooms unfurl from delicate pink buds.
  • Lilac 'Mme Lemoine' - Creamy buds unfurl to reveal compact panicles of double white flowers.
  • Lilac 'Katherine Havemeyer' - Elegant panicles of double lavender-blue flowers.
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Culinary note: Adding the fragrant flowers to cream cheese or even yoghurt for a hint of lemon flavour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, scented gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden, cut flower garden, specimen plant
Flowering Period:
May, June
Position:
full sun
    • 3 x 9cm potted syringa plants - 1 of each variety

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    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • £19.99
Pot up lilac plants and grow them on until large enough to plant out in their final positions. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days. If received in the autumn, over-winter Syringa plants in a sheltered position, either in a cold frame, cool greenhouse or porch, ready for planting out in spring. Transplant lilac plants into rich fertile, well drained, neutral or alkaline soil in full sun.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season while young plants become established. Prune lilac bushes in winter or spring by removing any damaged, diseased or misplaced stems before lightly shaping the remaining stems. After pruning, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the shrub.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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