This hardy lilac from Korea has purple buds that open to single, fragrant, pale lilac flowers when other lilacs have finished.
Also known as Syringa velutina, it has leaves larger than S. meyeri and S. microphylla and beautiful burgundy-red fall color.
Shape: Broad, Spreading
Foliage: Dark, glossy green
Fall Foliage: Burgundy red
Flower Color: Single, pale lilac
Information and Photo courtesy Bailey Nurseries, Inc