NEW

BABY KIM™

Lilac

Syringa

'SMNSDTP'

PPAF; CBRAF

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The rich purple color of Baby Kim lilac flowers. They are purple Closeup of the flowers of Baby Kim lilac, star like and light purple Clusters of lavender blooms on Baby Kim lilac an improved version of Miss Kim lilac Baby Kim lilac offers a neat dwarf habit, fragrance, and high performance Baby Kim lilac in bloom with purple flowers and clean green foliage
  • Improved 'Miss Kim'
  • Fragrant
  • Compact
Description

Finally, an improved version of garden classic 'Miss Kim' lilac! Baby Kim lilac has a more dwarf compact habit, darker purple blooms, and does not fade to white. It's also about half the size, naturally growing as a tidy and appealing little mound. Great fragrance, disease resistance, and landscape performance.

USDA Zone 3 - 8 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 2' - 3'

Width 2.5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Purple

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Prefers neutral to alkaline soils, but is fairly adaptable. Good drainage is imperative.

Pruning Blooms on old and new wood - prune after spring bloom if desired. Doing so will delay rebloom but also encourages it.

Uses Hedges; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips A light trim after spring bloom neatens the plant's appearance and encourages rebloom, though it does delay it slightly.