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Syringa X prestoniae - 'Audrey'

Syringa X prestoniae - 'Audrey'
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Light pink Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Syringa X prestoniae - 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 X prestoniae:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Scented blossom
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Design & Plant Use for Syringa X prestoniae:

  • Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

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Common Missspellings: Siringa, Siringer, Syringer

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