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. Deciduous. Sold in 2 gallon container.
Light Needs: Partial to full sun
Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Plant type: Shrub
Growth habit: Rounded
Growth rate: Slow
Average landscape size: Slow growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide, or more with age.
Landscape Uses: Border, Cutting Garden, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Urban Garden