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Syringa x persica

Common Name(s):
Persian lilac
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Smaller and more heat tolerant than S. vulgaris; fragrant; very susceptible to mildew; prune to keep center open; spring flowering

Height:
4-8 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple dark green leaves; 1 to 2.5 in. long
Flower:
Pale lilac flowers on 2 to 3 in. panicles on previous season's growth; fragrant
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Upright, global; slightly arching branches
Width:
5-10 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, fragrant

NCCES plant id: 1804

Syringa x persica Persian lilac (Syringa x persica)
Photo by Alan, CC BY - 2.0