- Common Name(s):
- Meyer lilac
Spreading lilac with reddish-purple buds opening to pale lilac fragrant flowers. Blooms profusely in mid-season, typically mid-May and first flowers at an early age. Use in shrub border with evergreen background or plant in groups to form a low hedge. Some mildew resistance; easy to grow.
- 4-8 ft.
- Opposite, simple dark green leaves; 0.7 to 1.7 in. long; non-showy fall color
- Violet-purple flowers on 4 in. panicle; fragrant
- 4 to 7
- Sun to partial shade; well-drained soil; does not tolerate wet sites
- Dense, broad rounded mound
- 6-10 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1798