Another lilac suitable for areas with mild winters is "Lavender Lady" lilac (Syringa vulgaris "Lavender Lady"), which grows 12 feet tall and 6 feet wide, and has fragrant, lavender spring blooms. Both shrubs grow in USDA zones 3 to 8 in partial to full sun.
Hungarian lilac (S. josikaea) is a similar species with darker flowers. These common lilac varieties are only grown in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 or 4 through 7 because they need freezing winter temperatures to break dormancy and produce flowers.
Syringa × persica, commonly called Persian lilac, is a hybrid between S. afghanica and S. x laciniata. It is a compact deciduous lilac that typically grows to 4-6’ tall and to 5-10’ wide with upright, slightly-arching branching clad with lanceolate, dark green leaves (to 2.5” long).
Lilac is a genus of about 20 to 25 species of flowering plants. The genus lilac is also known as Syringa and the plants of this genus belong to Oleaceae or the olive family. Lilacs are woody and deciduous shrubs or small trees, which can reach a height of 2 to 10 m.
Lilac 'Miss Kim', Syringa patula (Palibin) Nakai 'Miss Kim', Syringa patula 'Miss Kim', Manchurian Lilac 'Miss Kim' A low maintenance plant with excellent resistance to powdery mildew, Syringa pubescens Subsp. patula 'Miss Kim' is a charming Manchurian lilac which provides interest over three seasons of the year.
Japanese lilac (Syringa reticulata) is a large shrub or small tree that blooms with fragrant white flowers. Japanese lilac trees are the perfect solution for a small garden space because they grow 15 to 20 feet in height with a 15-foot spread. Unless your Japanese lilac is overgrown, it won't require heavy ...
WOLFS LILAC 50mm Pot. Syringa wolf ii. A beautiful fast growing lilac that will produce masses of mauve flowers in clusters that reach up to 30cm long. Highly fragrant. The foliage starts out as a red-burgundy and turn to a bright green during the growing season. An excellent hedging variety.