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Cultural Details for Syringa pubescens var. patula 'Miss Kim'

Common Name:
Miss Kim Manchurian Lilac

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
3" long clusters of purple buds open to icy blue, fragrant flowers in late May, early June

Fruit Details:

Fall Color:
May become a good yellow

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Northern China, Korea, cultivated 1902; Zones 4-7

Other Features:
Good growth habit for use in borders

Culture and Care:
Sun to partial shade, slightly acidic soil

This plant was blooming:
5/10/2010 - 5/19/2010
5/20/2005 - 5/27/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 115

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.