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SYRINGA microphylla 'Red Pixie'
Little Leaf Lilac


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:: Oleaceae :: SYRINGA :: microphylla :: 'Red Pixie'
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Main asset

Lilac of small development. Light clusters highly scented, red in buttons then evolving pink dark, in May-June with reblooming until September. This American selection is considered to be stronger and less susceptible to diseases than other varieties of Syringa microphylla.


Prune the plant in late winter to keep its rounded shape.

Syringa microphylla is native to northern China. Deciduous shrubs of small development, they have a compact habit, small dark green ovate leaves yellowing in autumn, and a light spring bloom, very fragrant, sporadically reblooming until early autumn.

  • Uses: Monospecific low and medium hedgerows, mixed hedges.

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: bushy
  • Height: 1.6 m x 1.6 m (5 ft x 5 ft)
  • Growth: medium
  • Flowering period: May to September

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: acuminate
  • Foliage colour: light green
  • Foliage colour in autumn: yellow
  • Flowers shape: clusters
  • Flowers colour: pink
  • Parfum : yes


  • Soil type: all
  • Exposure: sun, part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 30 °C (-22 °F - USDA zone 4b)