Lilac - Katherine Havemeyer
Katherine Havemeyer Lilac, Syringa vulgaris 'Katherine Havemeyer', is an early blooming French Hybrid that produces abundant clusters of double, lavender-pink, fragrant flowers among dark green, disease resistant foliage.
It is a leggy, suckering, deciduous shrub, somewhat irregular in shape. It is a strong, long lived; popular shrub that is easily grown in a neutral soil, with peat or leaf mold enrichment, and it prefers full sun.
Katherine Havemeyer Lilac tolerates light shade, but best bloom is in full sun. It grows 10-12 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide which makes a very colorful border or screen.
It has a very well branched head with lots of fragrant blooms; this pretty, spreading lilac makes an excellent backdrop for a shrub border.
Mulch this hardy lilac each year in early spring and avoid pruning young plants, except to remove unproductive or diseased wood.
The flower color is stunning!
|Family||Syringa vulgaris 'Katherine Havemeyer'|
|Mature Height||10 - 12 feet|
|Mature Spread||8 - 10 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Lavender, Pink|