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Dwarf Lilac
Catalogue A# 2018-000
GPS 45D 43' 47" N / 108D 37' 31" W
miss kim manchurian dwarf lilac__98704.1

This specimen is non-accessioned.

More information forthcoming.

CRITIQUE

Manchurian lilac is known mainly for the cultivar 'Miss Kim'. Wonderfully fragrant lilac flowers that fade to light pink in spring. The ruffled foliage turns a purple-red fall color. More resistant to powdery mildew than other lilacs.

Tree or Plant Type: Shrub
        Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
        Native Locale: Non-native
        Landscape Uses: Foundation, Hedge, Massing, Mixed border, Patio/sidewalk, Screen, Specimen
        Size Range: Large shrub (more than 8 feet), Medium shrub (5-8 feet)
Mature Height: 5 to 10 feet high
Mature Width: 6 to 10 feet wide
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
        Soil Preference: Alkaline soil, Dry soil, Moist, well-drained soil
        Acid Soils: Intolerant
        Alkaline Soils: Prefers
        Salt Spray: Tolerant
        Soil Salt: Tolerant
        Drought Conditions: Moderately Tolerant
        Poor Drainage: Intolerant
        Ornamental Interest: Spring blossoms, Fall color, Fragrant flowers, Showy flowers
        Season of Interest: Late spring, Early summer, Mid summer, Early fall
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Purple
        Shape or Form: Oval, Round, Upright
        Growth Rate: Moderate
More Information:
Tree & Plant Care
Upright to oval shrub growing 5 to 9 feet high and 5 to 7 feet wide
Best in full sun in well-drained neutral soil, good air circulation will prevent leaf disease problems.
Flowers on old wood; if needed, prune immediately after flowering.
Deer resistant and tolerant to aerial salts
Disease, pests, and problems
Leaf spots, powdery mildew, verticillium wilt, cankers, and lilac borers
Native geographic location and habitat
China and Korea
Attracts birds & butterflies
Flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies

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