Syringa x hyacinthiflora Alice Eastwood
A medium sized deciduous tree or shrub, with a strong, upright growth habit. An abundance of slightly fragrant double flowers start as deep purple buds, opening to mauve in mid spring.
3 metres x 3 metres
Strong upright rounded shrub.
Green heart shaped leaves.
Deep purple buds, opening to mauve in mid spring. Slightly fragrant.
These compact flower clusters are produced in abundance. Plant in full sun. Annual mulching and fertilizer in autumn recommended, with summer watering required.
Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union approximately 5 to 10cm BELOW the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune to shape if necessary.