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pekinensis

Classification

Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Oleaceae
            Genus: Syringa
                        Specie: pekinensis

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves; creamy flowers in mid-summer

Uses: Shrub borders Group plantings Specimen shrub

Zones: 5?9

Description: This species was collected in the Beijing mountains and plains in 1742, but was not introduced into cultivation until 1880. It grows rapidly into a tall shrub or tree up to 15 ft (4.5 m) tall, with dark green leaves and heads of very small creamy white fl

Growth Habit: Spreading branching habit

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