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botanical name:
Syringa 'Josee'
Syringa 'Josee' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lilac
synonyms:  Syringa microphylla 'Josee', Syringa x tribrida 'Josee', Syringa 'Lotta'
family:  Oleaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: May
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Medium sized, compact shrub producing panicles of very fragrant, lilac-pink flowers in May and often again in late summer. Does not sucker.


propagation:
From cuttings or by layering.

usage:
Excellent for smaller spaces and valuable for its repeat flowering.

other notes:
Raised by G. Morel in France and introduced in 1974.
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