Syringa pubescens subsp. patula Miss Kim
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May, June
Small, mounded, deciduous shrub bearing mid-green leaves that turn maroon in autumn. Small, single, fragrant, pale-purple flowers produced early spring and fade to almost white by early summer. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). Grow in full sun on fertile, well-drained neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Good for front of shrubbery, as a specimen or in the rock garden.
Syringa vulgaris Carpe Diem (Lilac)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
- Suitable for cut flowers
Vigorous, upright, very branched, deciduous shrub with heart-shaped leaves. Very fragrant, double, light blue-mauve flowers in conical spikes. April to May. Ht.7mt.(23ft.). Grow in sun and moist, well-drained, slightly alkaline soil. Good for back of borders or as specimen plant.
Syringa vulgaris Lila Wonder (Lilac Wonder)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Upright deciduous shrub with dark green leaves. Dense spikes of fragrant, single, violet flowers with white margins. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Leaves turn burgandy or bronze during autumn. Grow in sun and moist, well-drained soil. Good for back of border or as hedging.