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Charles Joly

Syringa vulgaris
  • Height and width: 10-12’ tall and 8-10’ wide
  • Cultivated by: Lemoine Nursery 1896
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright
  • Foliage: Green
  • Flowers/Color class: D/VI-VII, Double/Purple to Magenta
  • Bloom Time: Mid-season
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: One of the earlier French hybrids and the finest of the double dark reds. Has smaller thryses of purple buds that turn to magenta and is intensely fragrant. Royal Horticultural Society Award of Merit. Insignificant fall foliage.

At time of sale the bush is 12" tall and comes planted in a 5-gallon container.

Minuet

Syringa (Villosae Group)
  • Height and width: 6-8’ tall and 4-6’ wide (semi-dwarf)
  • Originated by: William A Cumming, 1972
  • Habit: Deciduous, small dene
  • Foliage: Dark green, large
  • Flowers/Color class: S/VII Single/Purple
  • Bloom time: Late

Notable information: This hybrid has three species in its genetic makeup (S. josikaea, S. komarowii and S. villosa). Its growth rate is about half as fast as most late lilacs: 5 feet in 10 years. Tends not to sucker. Insignificant fall foliage. Spicy scent.

Award of Merit 1981, Western Canada Society for Horticulture.

The bush is 1.5 - 2 feet tall and comes planted in a 5-gallon container.

 

Andenken an Ludwig Späth

Syringa vulgaris
  • Height and width: 10-12' tall, 6-8' wide
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright
  • Originated by: Franz L Späth, 1883
  • Foliage: Green
  • Flowers: S VII, Single/ Violet-Purple
  • Bloom Time: Midseason
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: Marketed in North America as Ludwig Spaeth. Named for Johann Ludwig Carl Späeth, German nurseryman, Berlin. Awards: Certificate of Merit, 1966 (KMTP); RHS Award of Merit 1993. Cultivar name presumed registered 1953; name established and accepted. Forcing cultivar in the Netherlands. Lightly fragrant.This cultivar is at least 18" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Wedgewood Blue

Syringa vulgaris
  • Height and width: 6' tall and 6-8'wide (Dwarf)
  • Originated by: John L. Fiala, 1981
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright
  • Foliage: Green
  • Color/Class Flowers: S/III, Single/true blue
  • Bloom Time: Midseason
  • Zones 3-7
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: Named for the characteristic blue color used by Josiah Wedgwood, 1730-1795, English potter and designer, whose son John Wedgwood, 1766-1844, was one of the seven founding members of the Horticultural Society of London, 1804, the present day Royal Horticultural Society. Cultivar name established and accepted. Forcing cultivar in the Netherlands.

This cultivar is at least 12" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Sensation

Syringa vulgaris
  • Height and width: 8-10' tall and 8-12' wide
  • Cultivated by: Eveleens Maarse, 1938
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright
  • Foliage: Blue-green
  • Color/Class Flowers: VII-I, purple and white
  • Zones 3-7
  • Lightly scented

Notable Information: Name: Referring to being a sensation, since it was the first bicolor lilac ever selected. Awards: First Class Certificate 1938 (KMTP). Cultivar name presumed registered 1953; name established and accepted. Forcing cultivar in the Netherlands.

This cultivar is at least 12" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Saugeana

Syringa xchinensis (Purple Chinese)
  • Height and width: 10-12’ tall and 5-10’ wide
  • Originated by: Pierre Saugé ca, 1822
  • Habit: Deciduous, broad-spreading, round-topped
  • Foliage: Green
  • Flowers/Color class: S/V-Vll, Single/Pinkish to Purple
  • Bloom time: Mid-season
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: Named for the originator, Pierre Saugé, 1757-1835, florist, 1807-1835, at 13 rue de la Santé, Paris, France. Most likely named by Jacques Varin, head of the Jardin des plantes at Rouen, the garden where S. ×chinensis originated. Cultivar name presumed registered 1953; name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 18" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

President Lincoln

Syringa vulgaris
  • Height and width: 8-10' tall and 10' wide
  • Originated by: John Dunbar, 1916' President Lincoln'
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright
  • Foliage: Rich Green
  • Color/Class Flowers: S/III, Single/blue-lavender
  • Bloom Time: Midseason
  • Zones: 3-7
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: Named for Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th president of the USA. An open-pollinated seedling of the old 'Alba Virginalis (Pre-1841) Medium blue, tall, leafy grower with large trusses and captivating fragrance. This mildew-resistant French hybrid is a good grower that produces basal shoots readily. Small tubular flowers grow in large, dense conical clusters. Cultivar name presumed registered 1953; name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 12' tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Pocahontas

Syringa xyhacinthiflora
  • Height and width: 10-12' tall and 10-12' wide
  • Originated by: Frank L. Skinner, 1935
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright
  • Foliage: Dark Green
  • Color/Class Flowers: II/S, Single/violet
  • Bloom Time: Early
  • Zones: 2-7
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: Deep Maroon-purple buds open to single deep violet florets. A profuse bloomer, covering plant with purple blossoms in spring before French hybrid lilacs. Noted for exceptional hardiness and vigor. Very fragrant. Named for Pocahontas (ca 1595-1617), an Indian princess, daughter of Powhatan, chief of the Algonquin Indians in the Tidewater region of Virginia, USA. Cultivar name presumed registered 1953. Name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 12" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Palibin

Syringa meyeri
  • Height and width: 4-5’ tall and 6-8’ wide (dwarf)
  • Originated by: Origin not known, pre-1920
  • Habit: Deciduous, compact, low spreading
  • Foliage: Dark green, small and glossy leaves that turn reddish-bronze is fall
  • Flowers/Color class: S/V, Single/Pinkish
  • Bloom time: Mid-season
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: Marketed as Dwarf Korean lilac. This dwarf variety has an excellent uniform habit and deep reddish-purple buds that open to fragrant single, pinkish-lavender flowers. Named for Ivan Vladimirovich Palibin, 1872-1949, Russian botanist. Excellent low-growing hedge. Awards: RHS Award of Merit 1984; RHS Award of Garden Merit 1993. Cultivar name registered 1980; name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 15" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Miss Ellen Willmott

Syringa vulgaris
  • Height and Width: 10 'tall and 10' spread
  • Originated by Lemoine Nursery, 1903
  • Habit: Deciduous, Rounded
  • Foliage: Green
  • Color/Class Flowers: l/D, White / Double
  • Bloom Time: Midseason
  • Fragrant

Notable information: Named for Ellen Ann Willmott, 1860-1934, British rosarian. Cultivar name presumed registered 1953; name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 12" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Jeflady

Syringa (Pubescentes Series)
  • Height and width: 4-5' tall, 4-5' wide
  • Habit: Deciduous, rounded
  • Originated by: Durand and Donald, 2016
  • Foliage: Green
  • Zone: 2-7
  • Color Class: II/S, Violet
  • Bloom Time: Midseason
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: syn - LITTLE LADY™, 'Little Lady' . Cultivar name established and accepted. 'Little Lady' is a more compact version of 'Miss Kim'. The mature size makes this plant perfect for foundation plantings, but is can also be used en masse, or as in informal hedge where you don't need a lot of height.

This cultivar is at least 12" tall at the time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Donald Wyman

Syrgina (Villosae Group) x prestoniae
  • Height and Width : 8' - 10' tall and 4' - 10' wide
  • Cultivated by: Preston hybrid, Cross made by F. L. Skinner of Dropmore, Manitoba
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright, dense
  • Foliage: Dark Green
  • Fall Foliage: Insignificant
  • Color Class/Flower: VII/S Purple buds open to single, red-purple / Single
  • Bloom time: Late season
  • Zone: 2-7
  • Fragrant

Panicles of purple buds open to single, red-purple flowers early to mid-June on large pyramidal spikes. Blooms on large presumed spikes later than the Common Purple. Spicy scent. Named for Donald Wyman, (1904 - 1970, horticulturist of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, (1935 - 1970) Jamaica Plain MA. Cultivar presumed registered 1953; name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 18" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Bailbridget

Syringa xhyacinthaflora
  • Height and width: 6'-8' tall and 5-7' wide
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright
  • Originated by: Don Sellinger, 2007
  • Foliage: Violet-Green
  • Color/Class Flowers: II/D, Violet, Double
  • Bloom Time: Late
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: Marketed in the United States by Bailey Nurseries as First Editions™ VIRTUAL VIOLET ®. Cultivar name established and accepted.

Shiny new violet leaves turn to emerald green on purple stems. Violet flowers emerge from deep fuschia buds on the end of stems and keep color well into summer. Fragrant.

This cultivar is at least 18" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Declaration

Syringa xhyacinthiflora
  • Height and width: 6-8’ tall and 6-7’ spread (semi-dwarf)
  • Originated by: Egolf & Pooler, 2006
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright, rounded
  • Foliage: Green color
  • Flowers/Color class: S/VI, Single/ Magenta-purple
  • Bloom time: Early
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: The name refers to the U. S. Declaration of Independence, 4 July 1776. Nomenclatural standard deposited at United States National Arboretum Herbarium (NA); NA-0041457; Hanburyana 4:56 [2009]. Cultivar name registered 2007; name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 12" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Albert F. Holden

Syringa vulgaris
  • Height and width: 7’ tall and 8’ wide (semi-dwarf)
  • Cultivated by: John L. Fiala 1980
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright, rounded
  • Foliage: Dark Green
  • Color Class/Flowers: II-VII/S, Deep violet, Single
  • Bloom Time: Midseason
  • Zone: 3 - 7
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: Named for Albert Fairchild Holden, 1877-1913, geologist and metallurgist, who initiated the establishment of an institution for botanical education, known today as the Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, Ohio, USA. Cultivar name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 18' tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.

Bailbelle (TINKERBELLE®)

Syringa (Pubescentes Series)
  • Height and width: 5-6'' tall and 4-5' wide
  • Habit: Deciduous, upright, rounded
  • Originated by: Neal S. Holland, pre 199
  • Foliage: Green
  • Color/Class Flowers: V/S, pinkish
  • Bloom Time: Late
  • Fragrant

Notable Information: FAIRYTALE™ SERIES. Marketed as TINKERBELLE®. In late spring luscious wine-red flower buds open into deep pink blossoms with a pleasing spicy fragrance. Name established and accepted.

This cultivar is at least 12" tall at time of sale and is potted in a 5 gallon container.