A favorite for cut flowers, Belle de Nancy has double, 5-8" flower panicles in shades of mauve to pink, with white centers. The fragrant flowers attract butterflies and bees, but deer tend to avoid. Cold hardy and with an upright habit, it's an ideal shrub for borders. Syringa vulgaris 'Belle de Nancy'
Soil RequirementWell drained garden soil enriched with humus.
PruningTo shape as needed, after flowering
Additional InformationThe top rated Lilac by Father Fiola, the famous Lilac breeder and expert. Bred in Russia by the great Russain lilac hybridist Leonid Kolesnikov.
Unique CharactersticsStark Bros: Excellent for cut flowers. Double blooms range in color from mauve to pink, with white centers. Ideal shrub for borders with its upright growth habit. Extremely fragrant, attracting butterflies and bees. Deer-resistant. Cold-hardy. Blooms emerge in late spring.