Sensation French Lilac - Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'

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A novelty type French hybrid. Vigorous, dense, upright shrub with blue green foliage in summer turning yellow in fall. Unique lilac with fragrant, single purple flowers with white border follow reddish buds. Good background plant and cutflower. Introduced in 1938.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Foundation
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Purple
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4 (12 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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