Genus Syringa can be deciduous shrubs or trees, with simple, entire or rarely pinnate leaves and conical panicles of small, very fragrant, 4-lobed tubular flowers in late spring or early summer.
Details 'Charles Joly' is an erect medium-sized deciduous shrub with dark green, heart-shaped leaves and dense panicles of fragrant, deep red-purple, double flowers in late spring and early summer.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green leaves. Pot Size: 7 litre. Ultimate Height: 2-4m. Ultimate Spread: 2-4m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.