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    Scent And Sensibility™ Pink Lilac

    Syringa 'SMSXPM'

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    Scent And Sensibility™ Pink Lilac (Syringa 'SMSXPM') at Dutch Growers Garden Centre

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    Height:  3 feet

    Spread:  5 feet

    Sunlight:  full sun 

    Hardiness Zone:  3a

    Group/Class:  Scent And Sensibility Series

    Brand:  Proven Winners

    Description:

    A dwarf hybrid lilac that's just the right size for the garden, producing a plethora of sweetly fragrant pink flowers in spring; reblooms constantly throughout the summer showing color until fall

    Ornamental Features

    Scent And Sensibility™ Pink Lilac is blanketed in stunning panicles of fragrant pink flowers at the ends of the branches from early spring to mid fall, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The small pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

    Landscape Attributes

    Scent And Sensibility™ Pink Lilac is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a shapely oval form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

    This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

    Scent And Sensibility™ Pink Lilac is recommended for the following landscape applications;

    • Mass Planting
    • Hedges/Screening
    • General Garden Use

    Planting & Growing

    Scent And Sensibility™ Pink Lilac will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

    This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

     
     
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    Characteristics
    Massing  Screening  Garden 
    Applications
    Flowers  Plant Form  Attracts Wildlife 
    Ornamental Features

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