Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose'

When I visited the National Lilac Collection, this was the most strongly scented lilac we saw, with beautiful creamy yellow, single flowers that open white. More
1 x 3 litre plant 510599-3L £24.95 Delivery late February
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When I visited the National Lilac Collection, this was the most strongly scented lilac we saw, with beautiful creamy yellow, single flowers that open white.

Genus Syringa
Group/Species vulgaris
Variety Primrose
Type Perennial
Common Name Lilac
Border Position Back
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 4m (10ft)
Spacing 4m (10ft)
Flowering May - June
Vase Life Make excellent cut flowers.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Growing and picking Lilacs

Once a garden favourite, this scented flower has fallen out of fashion but Sarah Raven has hopes for a revival.

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Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Janet

Another well grown, healthy plant. It has grown well since it has been planted. I hope it may be mature enough to flower next year

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Moira

Excellent healthy plant very pleased with it as had not seen it in local garden centres

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Reviewed 23rd September 2018 by Elizabeth

Doing fine but still very small.