Position: Full sun.
Soil: Any well drained soil.
Flowering Period: May - June.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Large branching shrub or eventually very small tree.
Height: up to 5 m (16 ft). [3 m (10 ft) in ten years]
Spread: 3 m (10 ft). [2 m (6 ft) in ten years]
Notes: Syringa vulgaris 'Michel Buchner' can be pruned to shape in late winter if required.