Syringa Sensation Lilac
Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'
Fragrant and beautiful, 'Sensation' is an aptly named lilac. It's beautiful, wine-red flowers are edged in white and wonderfully fragrant. Sensation can reach 12-15' tall and almost as wide. Grow in full sun and expect outstanding flower power if you live in region with cold winters. Once established, it is quite drought tolerant. Remove twiggy growth and spent flower heads after bloom.
GENUS SPECIES: Syringa vulgaris
SPACE: hedge 6-8'
SITE: well-drained soil, pH 7-7.5, blooms poorly in low chill areas
FLOWER/FOLIAGE: Wine red flowers edged in white, fragrant