China Snow® Peking or Pekin lilac (Syringa pekinensis `Morton`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
to 25 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
upright, spreading, wild form; big crown; 25’ tall; 20’ wide; vigorous; showy, exfoliating, coppery to orangish-brown bark; single-stemmed

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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