Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’
Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ is part of the Oleaceae family of plants and is native to Eastern Europe. They also call it the Common Lilac, Lilac, or French Lilac. It is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub.
They have cultivated it for over 400 years, and there are many varieties. Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ is a variety that grows somewhat leggy, and the branches are usually irregular in shape, and it can grow up to 8ft or 3m tall. The bark is grey.
The foliage is heart-shaped and medium green. It flowers in late spring or early summer. The flowers are purple and very fragrant. They grow in panicles of up to 8in or 20cm. Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ produces next year’s flower buds right after the current flowers are done, therefore prune immediately following the flowering if you need to shape it.
How to grow Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’:
Grow Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ in the sun or partial shade, however, It flowers more profusely in the sun. Plant it in moist, fertile, and well-drained soil. Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ dislikes acidic soil. Lilacs or Syringa grow suckers. Remove the suckers as soon as possible. This plant is pollution, deer, and rabbit-tolerant. Provide good air circulation to prevent powdery mildew. Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ needs the cold of the winter to develop the flower buds.
Also read about Syringa vulgaris ‘Madame Lemoine’ or Syringa or Lilac