Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'

Common Lilac, Purple Lilac

Perhaps the most popular of all fragrant blooming shrubs, their showy, long flower clusters make excellent cut flowers. Blossoms come in a bluish-lilac color, and many others. Best where winters are freezing, but some varieties bloom with mild cold. Remove dead flowers just above where buds form. Prune lightly to control height and invigorate mature woody plants. Watch for Lilac leaf miner, scale and Lilac borer.
Syringa vulgaris, Common Lilac, Purple Lilac
An upright, single, purple-blooming Lilac. Each flower petal is edged in white.

Attributes - Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 12 ft. to 20 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Alkaline Soil. Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Scales.

Related Plants

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim', Syringa x persica, Syringa reticulata, Syringa vulgaris, Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly', Syringa vulgaris 'Madame Lemoine'
 
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