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botanical name:
Syringa vulgaris 'Mme. F. Morel'
Syringa vulgaris 'Mme. F. Morel' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lilac
synonyms:  Syringa vulgaris 'Madame Francisque Morel'
family:  Oleaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Spreading shrub or small tree. Large clusters of single deep mauve flowers in late May or Early June. Scented.

All lilacs are hungry and thirsty plants and should therefore be positioned with due consideration. They benefit from generous additional feeding. Can be pruned hard to rejuvenate in mid-winter. Remove unwanted suckers as needed. Some flowering may be lost after pruning as flowers are produced on two year old wood.

From greenwood cuttings, by layering or grafting.

other notes:
Raised by Morel, 1892.
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