Syringa tomentella Bur.& Franch.
Syringa tomentella (43266 bytes)
A strong-growing, wide-spreading shrub, up to 3m high. Young shoots are thin, brownish, a little hairy. Leaves ovate to elliptic, 3 - 10cm long, dark green and corrugated above, light green and a little hairy beneath. Flowers in broad panicles, up to 15cm long and 12cm wide. The flowers are well scented, deep lilac-pink, paling with age. The shrub is flowering in late May and June.

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Cultivated: Germany,France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Syringa tomentella by Plants for a future database

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