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Pekin Lilac

Hardiness Zones: 4 - 7
Average shipping height: 1'6" - 2'
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    Member Price $9.99
    Reg. Price $13.99
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Spectacular flowers in shades of lilac, light purple, or lavender make this old-time lilac a garden favorite. The Pekin lilac is an extremely hardy shrub and can be used as specimen, in a border, in a container or above-ground planter, near a deck or patio, as a street tree, in a sidewalk cutout, in a parking lot island, as a buffer strip, or along a highway.

  • Produces fragrant, creamy white flowers
  • Develops reddish-brown exfoliant bark
  • Will be delivered at a height of 1'6"– 2'
The Pekin Lilac Grows in zones 4 - 7

Your Tree’s Personality

Shape

Irregular

Growth Speed

Medium

Scientific Name

Syringa pekinensis

Mature Height

15' - 20'

Shipping Height

1'6" - 2'

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Drought

Wildlife Value

Lilacs attract butterflies, provide caterpillar food and offer cover for birds and butterflies.

History/Lore

A native of northern China, it is also known as the Chinese lilac. There are 24 species of lilacs, two come from Europe and others from Asia. The oldest living lilacs in North America are believed to have been planted at the Governor Wentworth estate in Portsmouth, NH, around 1750.

Planting Instructions

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