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Common Lilac Mauve - Syringa vulgaris 'Katherine Havemeyer' (latin)

Area of origin: Orient. Introduced into France in the 16th century.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 6m (19,7'), width up to 4m (13').
Foliage: Deciduous
Soil Type: Avoid too much lime.
Hardiness: Hardy to -34°C.
Exposure: Full sun for the best flowering.

Properties and uses:
The flowers of the Common Lilac will easily ornate your spring bouquets. This quick growing shrub with its erect shape is a 'must have' in our gardens. It is best planted on its own, in a group or mixed in a hedge or a flowering bed. In the language of flowers, Lilac symbolises a new love, ideal to declare its feelings.

The Lilac 'Katherine Havemeyer' blossoms in April- May in long panicles of double, extremely fragrant, mauve flowers.

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