Syringa vulgaris 'Mme. Lemoine'
Height: 10 feet
Spread: 9 feet
Hardiness Zone: 2a
Other Names: Madame Lemoine Lilac
Group/Class: French Hybrid Lilac
One of the classics, this spring blooming lilac features double white flowers with the sweetest perfume in upright panicles; upright, multi-stemmed habit, tends to sucker, ideal for screening; full sun and well-drained soil, allow room for air movement
Mme. Lemoine Lilac features showy panicles of fragrant white flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has bluish-green foliage throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.