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Sweetheart

Syringa vulgaris
Sweetheart

Sweetheart features large scented flower bracts. Flowers are produced in succession over several weeks, creating a speckled pink and mauve effect as the younger flowers contrast with the older ones.

Sweetheart lilac for sale

  • 3-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

Sweetheart is one of the most vigorous lilacs, with the potential to reach a mature height of up to 4m.

Sweetheart characteristics

  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAutumn foliage colourScented flowers
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningPrune after floweringLight prune
  • Site conditionsOccasional flooding
  • Flower colourMauve
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Annual cycleDeciduous