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Miss Kim Korean Lilac

Syringa pubescens subsp. patula 'Miss Kim'

Pronunciation: sih-REEN-gah pew-BES-senz PAT-ew-la
SKU #07202
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description This upright, compact lilac blooms later than others, extending the season with deep purple buds that reveal clusters of highly fragrant, lavender-blue flowers. Foliage is burgundy-tinged in fall. Hardy, yet performs in southern regions, with excellent powdery mildew resistance. Great for border accent or mass planting. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide, or more with age.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Design Ideas A lilac with wonderful fragrance and good fall color that needs to be planted where it can be admired for three seasons of the year. The smaller-than-usual growth of this shrub makes it easy to place in the front of a border, or use as a low hedge along the drive or sidewalk.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Boxwood (Buxus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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