Pendulous Lilac Syringa komarowii

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Botanical Name:

Syringa komarowii







Common Name:

Pendulous Lilac

15-20 feet
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  • Syringa komarowii

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 60 days. cold stratify for 30-90 days. cold stratify for 30-60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed. sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: can be fall sown without stratification. Simply giving the seed a 90 day cold stratification may break dormancy.
In a Nutshell:
* Syringa komarowii is a species of lilac native to central China, commonly called Nodding Lilac.

It is a shrub growing to 3-6 m tall, with erect branches. The leaves are oval-oblong, 5-19 cm long and 2-7 cm broad. The flowers are fragrant and range in colour from pink to mauve, sometimes with a white base, they are produced in early summer on panicles 4-25 cm long and are attractive to bees, butterflies, and birds. The panicles often hang limply, which is how the plant got its common name, the clusters look as though they are nodding. more...
* Lilac flowers in nodding terminal clusters to 6", leaves to 6", native to China.
* A large multistemmed shrub with narrowly conical, sometimes pendulous clusters of purple-pink flowers, pink with white inside as flowers begin to fade, said by Dirr to lack fragrance, native to central China.

The flowers are generally longer on this subspecies.
Syringa komarowii is a species of lilac native to central China , commonly called Nodding Lilac .
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