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Syringa vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth'

Common Lilac
Zone: 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Height: Minimum 8 feet , Maximum 12 feet
Width: Minimum 6 feet , Maximum 8 feet
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Having passed the test of time (almost one century!) And having been listed by a number of variations to the name, here is the best and most popular dark lilac! The name translates as 'Souvenir of Ludwig Spaeth' and you will find it listed as that, as well as by simply 'Ludwig Spaeth'. Flowers on this variety are an unsurpassed dark purple-red which retain their color well. The abundant panicles reach 1' in length in a narrow symmetrical shape, and the individual florets are large. The plant is of vigorous and spreading habit. Just imagine all the fragrance from such a beauty!
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

Very fragrant, deep-deep-purple, single flowers make this a gem among hybrid lilacs; the S.vulgaris tribe are large (15-20') low-maintenance shrubs. S/M


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

Very dark purple, single blooms. A traditional favorite, and deservedly so. AGM winner.


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6 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Arrowhead Ornamentals LLC Hubbard, OR Email now 503-651-2040 Container: 1
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  • Bountiful Farms Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-981-7494 Container: 1
    Highland Meadow Nursery Inc. Molalla, OR Email now 503-651-3810 Container: X
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  • Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 1
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  • Rocky Mountain Nursery Independence, OR Email now 503-838-4222 Container: 1
    Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Container: X
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