The Q&A Archives: Sensation Lilac reverting to rootstock?

Question: I have had a beautiful

Answer: Sensation Lilac is propagated by tissue culture rather than grafted onto a rootstock. It would be quite unusual for it to revert (tissue culture produces an exact clone of the parent). I'd look for other conditions - cultural or environmental - for the change in color. Could be a result of herbicides used in the area; soil pH that's really out of whack, or even bleaching by the sunshine.

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