Dwarf tree lilacs (Syringa)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
4 to 6 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
4 to 6 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
Shrub forms top-grafted onto Japanese tree lilac giving a nice, miniature tree form starting at 4-6’ tall; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH, moist, well-drained soil; drought and urban tolerant; resistant to powdery mildew; non-suckering; hardy to zone 4a.

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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