Lottah Nursery Tasmania, Australia

Syringa vulgaris Cora Brandt

Introduced by Clark in 1947, with the name being registered in 1953. There is a discrepancy between the official Lilac Register which describes it as S. vulgaris, parentage unknown, and Fiala's book refering to it as a hyacinthiflora cross. Flowering season would appear to support the former.

This has easily been the most floriferous of the older lilac plants at Lottah with regular flowering mid-season. Florets are double hose-in-hose, in large dense trusses and are fragrant.

Typical of the species it grows into a largish shrub 3 x 2m and has demonstrated a tendency to sucker.

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Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Cora Brandt'

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