Madame Lemoine French Lilac - Syringa vulgaris 'Madame Lemoine'

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Dense upright shrub with blue-green foliage in summer, turning yellow in fall. Creamy white buds open to fragrant, double pure white flowers in spring. Great border background, excellent cutflower. Introduced in 1890 and still one of the best whites.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Foundation
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.8 (9 votes)

Water regularly as needed to establish. Tolerant of most soils and drought when established. Feed in spring prior to new growth. Little pruning is required. If pruning is required, cut back after blooming to promote strong new growth and flower buds to set for the next year. 

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