• Fleurs roses du SYRINGA microphylla 'Superba' dans le soleil
  • Fleurs roses et lila du SYRINGA microphylla 'Superba'

SYRINGA microphylla ‘Superba’


This Chinese lilac flowers twice a year, in spring and in summer. The flowers of SYRINGA microphylla ‘Superba’ are smaller but more graceful than those of the common lilac. They are scented of course.


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If you had to choose just one lilac for your garden, it would be SYRINGA microphylla ‘Superba’. This selection guarantees a first flowering in April/May and a second in summer. This is quite unusual in the plant world.
Unlike other lilacs, this one will not exceed two meters in height while having a soft and bushy graphic.
Its flowers surprise with their abundance and finesse. Their pink color and scent make it essential.
Its foliage is also distinguished by its finesse compared to common lilacs.
In addition, its resistance to summer drought (after at least two years of planting) makes it a plant of the future.

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How to plant SYRINGA microphylla ‘Superba’

This little lilac is characterized by its great ease of cultivation. You can plant it in a pot or in the ground (in a hedge or flowerbed). It likes exposure to full sun.
The soil can be light, normal or heavy with no special pH requirements. It thrives in moist, moderately moist or even dry soil.
This small shrub resists temperatures below -20°C well.
It is aimed at beginner gardeners as well as experienced gardeners.

For a good preparation of the pot or ground, we have designed specific instructions available here. Furthermore, discover here how to water your garden and save water.

History and Origin

The species SYRINGA pubescens ssp. microphylla has its origins in China and Korea. So, it grows on hills, in pastures, forests, and along rivers.

The subspecies microphylla was named for its smaller foliage. However, it is rarely used as an ornamental shrub.

In German, it is also called downy lilac, probably because of its small, slightly downy leaves.

The name SYRINGA mycrophylla ‘Superba’ is a synonym of SYRINGA pubescens ssp. microphylla ‘Superba’.


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