#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.
|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.
|Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
|Border, Windbreak, Cutting Garden
|Full sun, Partial sun
|All-Purpose Plant Food
|Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Extreme Cold Hardiness
|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.