A large specimen of purple blooming Miss Kim lilac The dark burgundy fall foliage color of Miss Kim lilac

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‘Miss Kim’

Lilac - Manchurian

Syringa patula

'Miss Kim'

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A large specimen of purple blooming Miss Kim lilac The dark burgundy fall foliage color of Miss Kim lilac
  • Compact habit
  • Fragrant
  • Deer resistant
Description

A dwarf, compact lilac with pale purple flower buds that open lavender blue. Attractive dark green foliage turns a pleasing bronze-red in autumn.

USDA Zone
3 - 8 (-40°F/-40°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
3 - 5'
Width
3 - 5'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Late spring
Flower Color
Purple
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4"

Soil

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

Pruning

Blooms on old wood - prune after flowering if desired.

Uses

Hedges; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips

Blooms later and has better disease resistance than other lilacs.