Preston Lilac (Syringa 'Miss Canada') in the Lilacs Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 6-12 feet
Plant Spread: 6-12 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Guardian plant
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, CanadaDate: 2014-06-05
By Anne
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Location: Denver Metro CODate: 2013-05-06This lilac does not have the normal heart-shaped leaves, but are
By Skiekitty
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Location: Denver Metro CODate: 2013-05-06You can see the panicles before they bloom
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christine2 On June 1, 2009 Transplanted
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Miss Canada Lilacs by taunibird Aug 17, 2016 10:01 PM 3

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