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Syringa vulgaris 'Beauty of Moscow'

Syringa vulgaris 'Beauty of Moscow'

Beauty of Moscow Lilac

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There is something special about the scent of Lilacs in the spring, and 'Beauty of Moscow' truly delivers. This cultivar traces its roots back to Second World War Russia in 1943, and is still regarded as one of the best forms of Common Lilac to date. Dense heads of rosy lilac buds open into highly fragrant double white flowers with a very faint pale pink blush. It is also known as "Krasavitsa Moskvy" 


Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 to Zone 7
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 2.4 m to 3.6 m
Spread: 1.8 m to 2.1 m
Soil Requirements: Fertile neutral to alkaline, moist, well drained soils
Bloom Time Late spring
Planting Time: Early spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Specimen plant, shrub borders, mixed borders, cottage gardens, hedges, screening
Flower Colour & Shape: Large conical trusses of pinkish mauve  buds, opening into fragrant double white blooms blushed.
Foliage: Heart shaped light green leaves with smooth edges, no appreciable fall colour
Benefits: Exceptional flowers, fragrance, deer resistant, attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, cut flowers

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