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DESCRIPTION: A very attractive dwarf lilac absolutely smothered in upright panicles of lightly fragrant rosy pink flowers in late spring; multi-stemmed and very compact growing, an ideal garden size, lovely in groupings; full sun and well-drained soil; non-suckering.
BOTANICAL NAME: Syringa x prestoniae 'Miss Canada'
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 2 Meters
AVERAGE SPREAD: 2 Meters
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun
FLOWER COLOUR: Bright pink
FLOWERING TIME: Late spring
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Forest green
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 2 ( Should survive upto -42.7° Celcius )
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Hedging Plant, Rabbit Resistant
Miss Canada Lilac features showy panicles of lightly-scented hot pink flowers rising above the foliage in late spring, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn buttery yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Miss Canada Lilac is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Miss Canada Lilac is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Miss Canada Lilac will grow to be about 7 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 7 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Cedars & Perennials only come with an in-season warranty only. Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.