Syringa sweginzowii 'Superba'

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  1. Poetry to Burn

    Poetry to Burn Active Member

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    Would someone who is growing this plant comment on its culture and habit?

    I have read about it in The Jade Garden and would like to acquire a plant. Could anyone suggest a US source?

    Many thanks.
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Not listed by either of two major print edition plant sourcebooks I have here. What does The Jade Garden say about its cultivation history in North America?

    Both do list one source each for the typical species, but not 'Superba'.
     
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    Excellent, thanks Scross. The book states that the cultivar is selected for "the size of its pendulous flowers, though that may just represent part of a spectrum of natural variability" pg159

    Thanks for taking a look around Ron B.

    I see that Arrowhead offers another S. sweginzowii.
     
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    Hmmm, haven't been on their website since the Spring. I like the new online ordering. But I am sure my wife won't feel the same way.
     

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