Syringa x persica
- Common Name(s):
- Persian lilac
Smaller and more heat tolerant than S. vulgaris; fragrant; very susceptible to mildew; prune to keep center open; spring flowering
- 4-8 ft.
- Opposite, simple dark green leaves; 1 to 2.5 in. long
- Pale lilac flowers on 2 to 3 in. panicles on previous season's growth; fragrant
- Sun to partial shade; well-drained soil
- Medium to fine
- Upright, global; slightly arching branches
- 5-10 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1804