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Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’

Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’ is an early flowering Lilac. It is an upright deciduous shrub and is part of the Oleaceae family of plants. They also call it Syringa ‘Asessippi’, or Early Flowering Lilac ‘Asessippi‘.

Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Asessippi'
Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK

Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’ flowers profusely. The flowers that appear in panicles of four-petaled purple flowers are very fragrant. They blossom earlier than other species of Lilac. This hybrid is also more disease-resistant. Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’ grows to about 12ft or 3.6m tall.

How to grow Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’:

Grow Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’ in the sun. Partial shade is ok but it flowers better in the sun. Plant it in moist, organically rich, humus-rich but well-drained soil. Propagate by softwood cuttings or layering. If you need to prune, do so right after flowering is done. Watch out for leaf-mining moths or thrips. Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’ attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, but it is deer-resistant.

Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Asessippi'
Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Asessippi’

Also read about Syringa tomentella or Syringa vulgaris ‘Madame Lemoine’ or Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Buffon’

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