Syringa vulgaris ‘Katherine Havemeyer’ – Lilac
Lilac ‘Katherine Havemeyer’ is a medium sized deciduous tree or shrub. Large, very dense flower spikes are produced in mid-spring, with double lavender-purple flowers that are strongly fragrant. This shrub makes an attractive addition to any garden.
Green heart shaped leaves.
Prune after flowering. Annual mulching and fertiliser in autumn recommended, with summer watering required.
Plant in full sun.
This lilac has an upright habit.
Height: 3 m. Width: 2 m.
Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union approximately 5 to 10cm BELOW the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune to shape if necessary.