Scientific Name: Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk' Form: Oval - vertical, Round
Common Name:Ivory Silk Japanese tree lilac Texture:Medium
Family Name:OleaceaeHabit: Upright, Dense
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):5 - 7m x 4 - 5m
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Ovate, Sinuate
Flowers: Thyrse, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), White, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Green, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Alkaline
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Fragrance, Screening, Small garden/space, Specimen plant, Winter interest, Street (boulevard tree), Accent plant
Key ID Features:Leave similar to common lilac; florets small, white, in large panicles (thryse). Winter ID: buds small, sessile, with four pairs of scales, orange/brown opposite; bark smooth coppery-gray, horizontal lenticels (like a young cherry tree).