Lilacs - Knowledgebase Question

Colfax, ca
Question by info444
May 22, 2006
Do you have any lilacs with the leaf size of President Licoln and the flower of pink or lavender?


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Answer from NGA
May 22, 2006

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President Lincoln is Syringa vulgaris so any pink cultivar will have similar leaf shape and color. Here are a few pink flowering lilacs"
Beauty of Moscow. Medium growing upright shrub. Height 8-12 feet?spread 6-8 feet. Hardy to -30? F. Deep pink flowers.
Krasavitsa Moskovy (Beauty of Moscow parentage). Medium growing upright shrub. Height 8-10 feet?spread 4-5 feet. Hardy to ?10? F. Pink and white double flowers.
'Katherine Havemeyer'- has double pink flowers. Fairly resistant to mildew. Good season long foliage quality. Others you might consider include Syringa vulgaris 'Pink Dan' Syringa vulgaris 'Pink Mist' Syringa vulgaris 'Pinkie'.

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