Syringa Meyeri Palibin Meyer Lilac There are many types of lilac with perhaps Syringa Vulgaris or Common Lilac being the best known. The Meyer Lilacs or Syringa Meyeri differentiate themselves with a spreading growth habit and showy buds that appear in winter. Syringa Meyeri Palibin or Meyer Lilac Palibin is a very attractive small lilac which can be used in a variety of planting situations. This deciduous shrub variety was first discovered growing in China in 1909 and has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. In late spring to early summer, this small shrub is covered with fragrant pale pink-lavender flowers in dense panicles. The buds form in the autumn and will provide winter interest. The leaves are a medium green and 1-3 cm long, and provide a pleasant backdrop in summer and autumn.
Height and Spread of Syringa Meyeri Palibin Syringa Meyeri Palibin will slowly grow to a mature height and spread of just 1-1.5 metres in 10 to 20 years.
How Hardy Is Syringa Meyeri Palibin Syringa Meyeri Palibin is hardy in most parts of the UK, even in severe winters.
How to Use Syringa Meyeri Palibin The compact size and wide range of tolerance for planting conditions makes Meyer Lilac Palibin an ideal shrub for almost any garden! It adapts well to container planting for a roof terrace, balcony, courtyard or patio, where its intoxicatingly fragrant flowers will make it a star when in bloom, and provide a dense screen for the rest of the season. It will never grow too large as a foundation planting or in a mixed border, where it will complement spring flowers and act as a reliable backdrop to later bloomers. A hedge of Meyer Lilac Palibin would put on a stunning show when in flower!
How to Care for Syringa Meyeri Palibin Plant Syringa Meyeri Palibin in full sun in an exposed or sheltered position in any moist but well-drained soil with an alkaline to neutral pH. It will do very well in chalky soil, and tolerates drought and heat. It is also very resistant to powdery mildew. Tolerant of aerosol salt, Meyer Lilac Palibin can be planted in coastal regions without special protection, and will also thrive in even inner-city locations, as it is extremely tolerant of pollution. On a country property, it can be planted without special protection from deer or rabbits. While pruning is not necessary, it can be done, but only right after flowering in spring to ensure blooms the next year.
Compact, hardy, and covered with fragrant blooms every spring, Syringa Meyeri Palibin will be a delightful addition to your garden!