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Lilac 'Michel Buchner' | Syringa vulgaris - 180-200cm - 65lt

Lilac 'Michel Buchner' | Syringa vulgaris - 180-200cm - 65lt

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Syringa vulgaris Michel Buchner is a beautiful deciduous shrub that is highly sought after for its stunning flowers and sweet fragrance. It is a cultivar of the common lilac and is known for its large, single, deep purple flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer.

The Michel Buchner lilac can reach a height of up to 10 feet and has a rounded, upright growth habit. Its green foliage is heart-shaped and adds to the plant's overall beauty. The plant prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. It is relatively low maintenance and can be pruned after flowering to maintain its shape.

In addition to its ornamental value, the Michel Buchner lilac is also used for its essential oil, which is extracted from the flowers and used in perfumes, soaps, and other products. Its sweet fragrance and striking appearance make it a popular choice for gardens and landscapes.

  • Common Name

    lilac 'Michel Buchner'

  • Family


  • Type

    deciduous shrub

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To

    southeastern Europe and eastern Asia

  • Flower

    Large panicles of double rose-lilac, white centered

  • Foliage

    green to mid green

  • Maturation period

    10–20 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

4–8 metres

Mature Width

2.5–4 metres

Shape / habit


Preferred Location


Soil Type

Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam, Alkaline, Neutral

Soil moisture

Moist but well–drained, Well–drained

Growing Period




Spring, Summer and Autumn


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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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