Syringa pubescens subsp. patula ‘Miss Kim’
This upright, compact lilac blooms later than others, extending the season with deep purple buds that reveal clusters of highly fragrant, lavender-blue flowers. Foliage is burgundy-tinged in fall. Hardy, yet performs in southern regions, with excellent powdery mildew resistance. Great for border accent or mass planting.
Type: USDA Zone 4-8
Light: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water: Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Size: Slow growth; shrub form reaches 6′-8′ tall and wide.