Syringa patula 'Baby Kim'

Dwarf Korean Lilac

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Dwarf, compact habit
  • Fragrant, purple blooms
  • Nice color retention; does not fade to white
  • Great size to fit in any garden
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in well drained soil

Blooms on old and new wood

Trimiming after spring bloom encourages rebloom

Add lime or Lilac Fertilizer late winter/early spring

Great as mixed border or foundation plant

Height: 24-36 in
Spread: 30-36 in
Price Level 1: $49.99~#2
Bloom Color: Purple
Zone: 3-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Garden
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding
  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained