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Sweetheart

Syringa vulgaris

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 £54.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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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

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