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Charles Joly

Syringa vulgaris
Charles Joly has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

Charles Joly is a classic lilac, featuring puple / red flowers which contrast attractively with the dusky green leaves.

The flowers also have a strong scent.

Charles Joly lilac for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £51.50
    In a 7L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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Charles Joly characteristics

  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 1993
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersScented flowers
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Flower colourPurple
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Syringa Charles Joly lilac 12L pot