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Syringa pek Beijing Gold
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Syringa pekinensis Beijing Gold

Lilac

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

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Prune after flowering Prune after flowering
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio