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Lilac (Dwarf Standard)

Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'

Hardy Shrub

  • Exquisite fragrance
  • Compact and slow-growing
  • Perfect for borders and containers
Clusters of red buds open to reveal a mass of exquisitely perfumed lavender-pink flowers in May and June. Compact and slow growing, this pretty lilac tree is perfectly suited to borders and patio containers. Height: 1.5m (5') Supplied as a 60cm (24 ") plant in a 2 litre pot.

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Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.



Ideal For:
patio, scented gardens, specimen plant
Flowering Period:
May, June
Position:
full sun
    • 1 lilac plant in 2 litre pot

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    • £29.99
    • 2 lilac plants in 2 litre pots

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    • £39.98
When growing lilac in patio containers, use a soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3. Repot the lilac tree at its original soil level and firm well into the new container. Water well and position in full sun. Alternatively, plant lilac standards directly into borders in moist, free draining, neutral to alkaline soil.
Feed and water regularly. As plants increase in size they will require repotting into increasingly larger pots. Dwarf lilacs need little pruning other than the removal of faded flowers and occasional removal of only the oldest stems, as the plant ages.
We will do our best to ship your plants or bulbs to you at the ideal time for planting as stated against each product. We recommend that you prepare your soil, planting beds or patio containers ahead of time so you are ready to plant out, or pot on, just as soon as your order arrives. You will find the name of the variety printed on the top line of the address label on your package. Please ensure that you open the packaging immediately and carefully read through the instruction leaflet provided. For greatest success, please pot on or plant out as soon as possible, following the cultural instructions enclosed with your order.
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