Asessippi Lilac - Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Asessippi'

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Dense upright rounded shrub with prolific fragrant pale lavender blooms. Well shaped background plant blooming earlier than French Lilacs. Glossy green foliage. A stunning landscape addition developed by F.L. Skinner in Dropmore, Manitoba in about 1935.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Dry Areas
Foundation
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Xeriscape
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 5 (5 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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