Syringa vulgaris “Charles Joly”
Botanical characteristics: It is a widespread cultivar with red-violet double flowers, which bloom later than the other cultivar.
Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is a cultivated plant, whose growth is often spontaneous in the Prealps and northern Apennines. It adapts to most soils, especially on calcareous ones. It requires full sun exposure.
Use: It has been cultivated for a long time as ornamental plant. It is used in parks and gardens as single plant, in groups, in mixed hedges. It is recommended for spontaneous gardens. Once it was common in the gardens of country houses.