Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
Shorter and more compact than many others of this genus, 'Gayles Lilac' produces a profusion of upright stems in Summer.
Large, deep violet-blue flower heads that bloom on slender upright stems above broad strap-like leaves for a long period in summer.
This South African native is a vigorous, clump forming deciduous perennial, that thrives in full sun and rich fertile, soil that is moist but well drained.
This large and showy cultivar thrives in warm sunny and sheltered gardens in southerly and coastal parts of the UK