Common Name: Souvenir de Louis Spaeth Lilac Tree
Latin Name: Syringa vulgaris 'Souvenir de Louis Spaeth'
Soil: Well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil
Position: Full sun or partial shade
Flowering period/colour: May-June/ Wine red
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual height/ spread: 7m / 7m
Special features: One of the most consistent and reliable of all the lilacs.
Syringa 'Souvenir de Louis Spaeth' is a large, deciduous shrub or small tree that bears highly scented wine red flowers in May-June time and heart shaped, mid green leaves. All lilacs are hungry and thirsty plants and will benefit from generous additional feeding.
This Lilac Tree is supplied bare rooted or in a 10 litre container suitable for planting all year round. The total height of this bush or half standard tree is approximately 1m (3ft) or 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft).
All of our Syringa trees are grown in the UK to the highest standard. Every order comes complete with planting instructions and a guide to looking after your purchase. (Examples of our Bush and Half Standard Lilac trees can be seen to the left. Please note that sizes may vary slightly depending on the time of year.
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