Lilacs - Knowledgebase Question

Colfax, ca
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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?

Answer from NGA
May 22, 2006
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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