Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'Krasavitsa Moskvy') in the Lilacs Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Beauty of Moscow

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 10-12 feet
Plant Spread: 8-10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Lavender
Pink
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Guardian plant
Shade Tree
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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