#5- 30-36" Miss Canada Lilac- Syringa x prestoniae 'Miss Canada'
Extend the lilac season with this extremely hardy, late blooming variety. Reddish buds and rosy-pink flowers appear on new spring growth after common lilac varieties. Adapts well to warmer climates. Deciduous.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing to 6 to 12 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||This late-blooming lilac has a lovely, spreading form, and is a fine addition to the mixed border in full sun. A fine background plant for green foliage in the growing season an bright color in spring. Great for breaking up a long wall or fence line. Use in foundation planting for seasonal accent. Makes a truly striking informal hedge.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Windbreak, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Extreme Cold Hardiness|
|Watering Needs||Once established, drought tolerant but requires regular moisture for best performance.|
Follow regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Feed before new growth emerges in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom, in absence of rainfall/snow melt. Prune after flowering.