Syringa pubescens subsp. patula 'Miss Kim' Lilac
For all those who love summer blooming Lilac, here is one that is smaller growing and compact, ideal for smaller gardens. In late spring or early summer the plant is covered with abundant, sweetly fragrant, lavender to ice blue flowers from rich purple buds. A low maintenance shrub that will grow from 4 ft to 7 ft. depending on the sun exposure and warmer the climate. A good plant for the southeast. Ideal for shrub borders, foundation plantings, or rock gardens. Hardy to zone 3.