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Washington Hawthorn vs Beauty of Moscow Lilac

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Syringa vulgaris Beauty of Moscow (Syringa vulgaris Krasavitsa Moskvy)

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Washington Hawthorn
Beauty of Moscow Lilac

Washington Hawthorn is an attractive ornamental shrub that is dense enough to plant as a privacy screen. It produces clusters of white blooms in late spring to early summer.

Washington Hawthorn's red berries last throughout winter, bringing squirrels and birds to your property. In the fall, its foliage turns beautiful orange, scarlet, or purple.

One of the most overlooked trees on the prairies. This tree is often used as rootstock, a wildlife attractor, or a boulevard hedge. Give this one a second look.

This species is also known as one of the more salt-tolerant species for those with saline soils.

Please note: this plant is poisonous to dogs.

Beauty of Moscow Lilac is a flowering shrub known for its highly fragrant, double flowers. The buds start as a pale pink and give way white blooms that have double the number of petals compared to other Lilacs. While the flowers are mostly white they can often take on a subtle pink blush.

The striking blooms, abundant flowers, and long bloom time make the Beauty of Moscow Lilac one of the top Lilac cultivars. The flowers are known for attracting hummingbirds, bees, and other pollinators to your landscape.

WASHINGTON HAWTHORN QUICK FACTS

BEAUTY OF MOSCOW LILAC QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $13.99
Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Height: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: orange, scarlet or purple
Berries: small, red
Flowers: white flowers in spring
Flowers: white to pale pink
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium

In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: washington thorn