A closeup of the pink flowers of Palibin lilac which have four petals each

Palibin’

Lilac - dwarf Korean

Syringa meyeri

'Palibin'

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A closeup of the pink flowers of Palibin lilac which have four petals each
  • Compact habit
  • Fragrant
  • Deer resistant
Description
Dwarf Korean lilac is a popular dwarf selection with red-purple flower buds that open to a light lavender-pink. A strong bloomer with a light pleasing fragrance.

USDA Zone 3 - 7 (-40°F/-40°C)

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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 Plant in full sun and with good air circulation to minimize powdery mildew. Deadheading is beneficial but not required.