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Dwarf Korean Lilac

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Full-Sized Lilac Flowers On Dwarf Korean Lilac

Small in size but huge in impact, the Dwarf Korean Lilac (Syringa meyeri 'Palibin') offers a bold pop of purple to any sized garden. This dwarf variety may be small, but it produces full-size flowers with a powerful lilac fragrance.

This petite plant is ideal for adding some elegance and beauty when you don't have a lot of room. This compact plant will spread to fill its allotted area. This makes it an excellent choice to plant below the window since it won't grow tall enough to obscure your view. It also thrives in containers, so you can get a bit more mobile to show it off wherever you would like around your yard.

In spring, the Dwarf Korean Lilac dresses in purple, and it's sure to please with its lovely clusters of showy flowers. It'll impress you with how flocked in fun blossom it becomes. This deciduous shrub has so many blooms, it appears more violet than green in the spring.

And if you're not a fan of suspense, don't worry! The Dwarf Korean Lilac doesn't need to mature for very long before its ready to blossom.

This versatile beauty won't take up a lot of space, and it can squeeze into those spots that might be too tight for other plants. If you have a small garden, you need this little plant that packs a spectacular effect. Mass plantings can multiply the impact of this fragrant favorite!

With looks and strength, the Dwarf Korean Lilac thrives in a wide range of conditions. It's ideal for urban gardens since it doesn't mind pollution, and it's cold hardy, so it lasts through chilly winter nights. It performs best in partial to full sun with regular watering.

If you are a fan of lilacs, you need to add a few Dwarf Korean Lilacs to your garden. It looks great with other varieties or as a statement plant in a small garden.

You don't need a lot of room to show off your green thumbs. Enjoy the captivating sight and scent of traditional lilac in a right-sized package!

  • Excellent for Compact Spaces
  • Cold Hardy and Pollution Tolerant
  • Abundant, Showy Full-Size Flowers

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.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

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 .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter 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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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Dwarf Korean Lilac Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-7
Growing Zones 3-7
More Information
Botanical Name Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 4 - 5 feet
Mature Spread 8 - 10 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pale Lavender