Exceptionally fine form of ornamental elder, with dark purple and finely cut foliage, with pink flowers in early summer. Best in full sun to keep dark colouring. Fully hardy. H: several metres if not cut back in the spring, in which case size can be limited to as little as one metre in height and width.
Beautiful ornamental evergreen shrub suitable for shade. Glossy elliptical leaves. Racemes of buds develop in Autumn with highly fragrant creamy-sulphur yellow flowers in late winter-early spring. H:60cm; W: 1m
Lovely ornamental shrub that will flower over a very extended period - very well suited to smaller gardens that need such versatility. Syringa Pink Perfume is quite compact so can be grown in a large pot but do keep well watered and regularly fed. Trim back lightly after the first major spring flush of flowers to keep neat and tidy. Fully hardy. Grow in full sun or light shade in a moist but well drained fertile soils. Final height: 1-2m if kept trimmed
Large upright shrub, baring intensely fragrant flowers in purple each with a clear white margin in spring or early summer. Plant in full sun or light shadein a rich or at least well prepared soil. Prune immediately after flowering. Fully hardy. H: 2-3m
Dense, mound-forming bush with mid-green leaves often turning purple in autumn. Purplish lilac flowers in nodding panicles in late spring to early summer. Sometimes flowering sparsely again in the autumn. Fully hardy. Grow in in fertile soil in full sun or light shade. .H:2m.