Lilac-type clusters of flowers in very late spring (after common lilac); flowers range from rosy purple to white; light fragrance.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Powdery mildew, leaf spots and blights, bacterial blight, borers, scale are all common problems.
is one of the parent plants of a group of lilacs known as the Preston Hybrids. Check local nurseries for cultivars available in your area.