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Katherine Havemeyer

Syringa vulgaris
Katherine Havemeyer
Katherine Havemeyer has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

Katherine Havemeyer is a well-known lilac with highly scented purple double flowers.

Katherine Havemeyer lilac for sale

  • 12-year pot-grown tree £55.00
    In a 7L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
  • 23-year pot-grown tree £61.00
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

How to grow

Katherine Havemeyer is one of the more vigorous lilacs, capable of reaching 3m in the longer term.

Katherine Havemeyer characteristics

  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 1993
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersScented flowers
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Flower colourMauve
  • Flower formDouble flower (25-50 petals)
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Annual cycleDeciduous