Zones 3b to 7
8 to 15 feet
6 to 12 feet
May: white, cream, purple-pink, rose; fragrant
Moist, well-drained, adaptable
Planting and Care
Prune after flowering - prune out older wood for improved air circulation and vigor.
Powdery mildew, bacterial blight, borers, scale, frost injury
Varieties to Consider
Sensation - bicolor, purple flowers edged in white
Lavender Lady - very fragrant, profuse flowers
Katherine Havemeyer - good pink flowering type, 12'
Charles Joy - purple buds that open to magenta flowers
President Lincoln - flowers close to true blue