Syringa microphylla 'Superba'
Superba Littleleaf Lilac
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous shrub, 6-9(12) ft [1.8-2.7(3.7) m] tall, much greater spread, dense, thin branches. Leaves opposite, simple, ovate to elliptic-ovate, 1-4 cm long, rounded at base, medium green above, gray-green and pubescent below. Flower cluster 4-7 cm long, twice as wide, pink-red, long flowering period.
- Sun or part shade. Needs good drainage. Heat tolerant and mildew resistant.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4