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Cultural Details for Syringa x prestoniae 'Minuet'

Common Name:
Minuet Preston (Late) Lilac

Growth Rate:
Slower, more refrained growth habit

Average Mature Height:
8'

Average Mature Width:
6'

Flower Details:
Fragrant, light white to pink flowers in early June.

Fruit Details:
Brown capsules; should be removed

Fall Color:

Bark Details:
Not ornamentally important

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:

Other Features:
Does not sucker as much as other lilacs. Handsome dark green leaves cover the stems.

Culture and Care:

This plant was blooming:
5/10/2010 - 5/24/2010
5/20/2005 - 5/27/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 120

    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. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu