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Katherine Havemeyer

Syringa vulgaris
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

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

You can pre-order now for delivery from late September 2021 for pot grown trees (or early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.


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