Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'
(Lilac) A handsome shrub, Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' has clusters of lovely deep purple flowers with a white edge to the petal in late spring.
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A handsome shrub, Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' has clusters of lovely deep purple flowers with a white edge to the petal in late spring. The flowers are sweetly scented and make this plant a vibrant, attractive addition to a flowering border. Spectacular flowering shrub.
- Position: Full sun.
- Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: April - May.
- Flower Colour: Purple and white
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Tall multi-stemmed shrub.
- Height: 3 m (10 ft)
- Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
- Notes: To encourage flowering in the following year, prune out the current faded flower panicles immediately after flowering.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Large (3m+)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Coastal Areas, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Not Fussy
- Special Features
- Scented, Flowers in Summer