Syringa emodi 'Aureovariegata’

Syringa emodi ‘Aureovariegata’

Himalayan lilac

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Flowers

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Syringa emodi 'Aureovariegata'
  • Common name: Himalayan lilac
  • Family: Oleaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Variegation

Native to the Himalayas, including Nepal, Himalayan Lilac, Syringa emodi, is a large deciduous shrub, growing up to 5m tall. Fragrant, tubular white flowers are borne in dense branched clusters from June onwards.  

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Syringa emodi ‘Aureovariegata’ bears variegated leaves in fresh green with a darker green central splash. Grow in moist but well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Remove spent flowers in summer and mulch annually in spring. Prune lightly in late winter, remembering that most species bear flowers on the previous year’s growth.

How to grow Syringa 'Aureovariegata'

  • Plant size

    5m height

    4m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Back

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / chalky / alkaline

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Plant
Plant

Do Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Syringa 'Aureovariegata' and wildlife

Syringa 'Aureovariegata' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Syringa 'Aureovariegata' poisonous?

Syringa 'Aureovariegata' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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