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Hungarian lilac

Syringa josikaea

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

3m

2.5m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Hungarian lilac Overview

There are about 20 species of deciduous shrubs and trees, which are grown for their arching panicles of small, very fragrant blooms. They will bloom from mid-spring in shades of pale yellow, white, pinks, and purples. The leaves are grown in an opposite form.

How to propagate Hungarian lilac

Layering

You can propagate by simple layering, by suckering, by seed.

Seed

Suckers

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Hungarian lilac

Grown for their dense panicles of fragrant, small, tubular, bee and butterfly attracting flowers.

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