Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf Lilac

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So stunning, it should be in a class of its own, Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf Lilac (Syringa meyeri 'Anny200817') truly brings the festive flower spirit to any garden it graces! It's lovely in sight, smell, and size - making this plant attractive to those with gardens of all shapes and sizes! Even those without gardens at all! These are unusual Lilacs though - they bloom in early to mid-summer and then rebloom again closer to fall!

Just like its sister plants in the Flowerfesta® series, this Pink Dwarf Lilac has a stunningly sweet fragrance to complement the traditional Lilac florets that come together to make beautiful panicles! The soft pink blooms sit atop light green foliage that creates a magical contrast fit for any garden!

Break out the party hats and streamers because Flowerfesta not only has those gorgeous blooms that appear later in the growing season but again in fall for double your garden celebration!

When you buy this phenomenal selection, you're also guaranteeing you'll have a Lilac for years to come, no matter how cold the winter or dry the summer! This flowering ornamental shrub can withstand temperatures as low as -18°F in USDA growing zones 3 through 7 and is extremely drought tolerant once established. Now that's a hardy plant!

Planting and Application:

Adding a Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf to your small flowering hedges, mixed borders, or patio containers is easy! Plus it ensures you'll have a lovely garden full of blossoms and fragrance for far longer than your typical Lilac provides. The fun doesn't end there though! Once the season turns and you're starting to think about fall, this wonderful plant will bloom again! That's right, this variety is a repeat bloomer!

Of course, we would be remiss if we talked about a Lilac and didn't mention pollinators. Butterflies and hummingbirds flock to this plant for a springtime snack! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flutter a Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf Lilac brings to your patios.

Add double the color to mixed shrub borders as facer plants to hide the leggy stems of older plants, beef up the color and density of windbreaks, and add some long-lasting drama to your home's foundation planting!

Perfect for adding pops of color throughout those bare spots in your Cottage and Perennial gardens and Cut flower borders. These smaller space-saving shrubs fit perfectly even if you have an established landscape design. Dress up a weary patio and add vivid pinks to poolside plantings with Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf!

  • Reblooming Late Season Blooms
  • Sweetly Fragrant Large Pink Panicles
  • Compact Growth Habit
  • Pollinators & Hummingbirds
  • Perfect for Containers, Low Hedges & Definition, Specimen & Accenting

#ProPlantTips for Care:

You'll want to plant this shrub in well-drained soil and somewhere it can soak up the sun all day long, but Pink Dwarf also tolerates afternoon shade and partial sun in warmer climates. As long as the Pink Dwarf Lilac stays watered during the first season, it'll be just fine receiving minimal watering in the future.

Easy-care Lilacs are cold resistant and also love the full sun! Not particular on soil type, any rich well-drained soil is best, preferring slightly alkaline soils. Enrich with compost and add organic, slow-release blooming shrub fertilizer in spring and avoid high-nitrogen or lawn fertilizers entirely. Be sure the Lilac does not sit in water, nor dry out for too long to protect your investment, but this Lilac is drought tolerant once established!

A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill. Water well through the crucial establishment period and during extended drought. Be sure to not cluster Lilac too tightly among other large trees or shrubs.

If you live with deer in your area, apply repellent spray on planting day. Deer are hungry and curious, and you want to train them to leave your plants alone. Reapply according to the label.

While Dwarf Lilacs rarely need much in the way of pruning, don't miss a single bloom with these easy Pruning steps for the best flowering. It is important not to prune Lilacs until after they have finished blooming, because if you wait too long and you may remove next year's flowers! Every few years, Lilac benefits from a renewal pruning too!

  • Full Sun & Partial Shade
  • Well-Drained Enriched Soil
  • Moderate Moisture & Mulched Beds
  • Long-Lived & Low Maintenance
  • Rarely Bothered by Deer
  • Cold & Drought Tolerant

Don't let the size of your garden determine whether or not you get to enjoy all the benefits of owning a Lilac. The Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf Lilac is perfect for large landscapes or petite patios - giving you double the flower power every year! So order one for yourself today from Nature Hills Nursery!

Frequently Asked Questions

How big do Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf Lilacs get?

The Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf Lilac can obtain a mature height of only 3-5 feet and spread of the same.

How fast do Lilacs grow?

Lilacs have a medium growth rate and one might see 1 - 2 feet of new growth per year in optimal growing conditions.

Are Lilacs a tree or a bush?

Lilacs are shrub-form plants that can be pruned into small tree-form specimens if desired.

Which is the most fragrant Lilac?

Lilac's iconic scent lasts for a week or more after they've opened and some of the most fragrant (arguably) are the Beauty of Moscow, President Grevy, the yellow Primrose and the Sensation Lilac!

What shipping options do you offer?

NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and won'ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf Lilac for sale here at NatureHills.com!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

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Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Flowerfesta® Pink Dwarf Lilac Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-7
Growing Zones 3-7
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Syringa meyeri 'Anny200817'
Type Deciduous
Size Dwarf
Mature Height 3 - 5 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 5 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well-Drained
Moisture Moderate - Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes