Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub. It is part of the Oleaceae family of plants and is also known as the Common Lilac, Lilac, or French Lilac. Syringa Vulgaris is native to Eastern Europe.
Syringa vulgaris has been cultivated for over 400 years, and there are many varieties. Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ can grow somewhat leggy. The branches are irregular in shape. The bark is grey. It can grow up to 8ft or 3m tall.
The foliage is heart-shaped and medium green. The flowers are purple and very fragrant. They grow up to 8in or 20cm panicles. It flowers in late spring or early in summer. Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ produces next year’s flower buds right current flowers are done. Prune immediately follow the flowering if you need to prune to shape.
How to grow Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’:
Grow Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ in the sun or partial shade. It flowers better in the sun. Plant it in moist, fertile, and well-drained soil. Syringa Vulgaris ‘Paul Hariot’ dislikes acidic soil. Lilacs have suckers. Remove the suckers as soon as possible. It 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.