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Korean Lilac

Syringa pubescens subsp. patula

Pronunciation: sih-REEN-gah pew-BES-senz PAT-ew-la
SKU #07197
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A densely branched, upright, deciduous shrub with dark green velvety foliage in spring. Foliage develops a burgundy tint in fall. Soft lavender-pink flowers tip the branches for a lovely spring accent. Korean Lilac blooms about a week later than common lilac, extending the bloom season. Excellent for borders, screens, and hedges.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas Include this fragrant-blooming shrub within the mixed border or at the edges where you will be sure to enjoy. Plant several as an informal hedge or screen and as a backdrop for the rest of the border.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Boxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
CARE
Care Thrives in rich, neutral to slightly alkaline, well-drained soils. Needs good air circulation. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Supplement water before spring bloom, in absence of rainfall or snow melt. Fertilize in early spring. Prune promptly after flowering.

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