DESCRIPTIONCharles Joly is a variety of lilac. It is a strongly growing shrub, which grows up to 4 m in height. It has decorative, shiny, green leaves that are heart-shaped. It Blooms in May, very profusely. The flowers are large, full, and purple.
ADVICESThey give off a lovely scent, which is spread all over the garden. The Shrub is best planted in a sunny or semi shaded position. The plant prefers fertile humus soil that is deeply dug, and moderately moist. In terms of the pH the plant is very tolerant - the soil should be slightly acidic, neutral or slightly alkaline.
Before planting, the root ball should be well soaked in water. Fertilize the lilac in spring using a compost or multicomponent mineral fertilizer. After flowering remove the faded flower clusters to ensure spectacular flowering the following year. In the case of older plants, rejuvenating pruning could be carried out. It is best done in early spring.