Ludwig Spaeth French Lilac - Syringa vulgaris 'Andenken an Ludwig Spaeth'

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A popular fast growing upright shrub with bluish-green foliage. Long fragrant single reddish-purple spikes of flowers put on an impressive spring colour display. Great addition to the landscape border that has stood the test of time. Introduced in 1883.

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: 
Purple
Red
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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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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