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Syringa - 'Red Pixie' (Lilac)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Lilac Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Syringa - Cultivation Notes

Lilac will flourish in any reasonable soil (even chalk) in full or part sun. It is very hardy, requiring little pruning. Cut back to 1m to rejuvenate old bushes. Plant in autumn / spring, remove flowers for 1st year.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Syringa:

  • Scented blossom
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Syringa:

  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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Common Missspellings: Siringa, Siringer, Syringer

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