Miss Kim Korean Lilac

Syringa pubescens subsp. patula 'Miss Kim'

SKU
07202
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationsih-REEN-gah pew-BES-senz PAT-ew-la
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; tree form reaches 9 to 11 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)

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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