Lottah Nursery Tasmania, Australia

Syringa vulgaris 'Nadezhda'

Syn. 'Nadezda', 'Nadjezhda', 'Kolesnikov #728'

Bred by the Russian Kolesnikov pre-1974; the name translates to 'hope'.

Fragrant double blue flowers in midseason. Fiala rates it as amongst the best of the double blues available.

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

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S. x vulgaris

-8938 (1, 2, 16, 171)