Syringa pekinensis Beijing Gold Syringa

Syringa

Syringa reticulata subsp. pekinensis 'Zhang Zhiming' BEIJING GOLD

Description: A lovely small tree producing fragrant, creamy yellow flowers in late May. Rich cinnamon coloured peeling bark at maturity and attractive yellow autumn colour.

History: Originally developed at Beijing Botanic Gardens, China.

Syringa Growing Tips: Easy to grow in most well-drained, fertile, humus-rich alkaline to neutral soils. Thrives in chalky ground and appreciates mulching when planted in full sun

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Scented flowers
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Prune after flowering
  • Attractive bark

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