Spring 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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Sensation

Syringa vulgaris
Sensation
Sensation has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

Sensation features large single purple-lilac coloured flowers. Unusually, these are edged with a white border, giving an interesting variegated effect.

Sensation flowers are also highly scented.

Sensation 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.

Sensation characteristics

  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 2012
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersScented flowers
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Site conditionsSheltered site
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Flower colourMauve
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Annual cycleDeciduous