Height: 12 feet
Spread: 9 feet
Hardiness Zone: 2a
Other Names: Common Lilac
Group/Class: French Hybrid Lilac
A striking tall spring blooming shrub featuring potently fragrant double pink flowers in upright panicles; upright, multi-stemmed habit, very hardy, tends to sucker, ideal for screening; full sun and well-drained soil, allow room for air movement
Beauty of Moscow Lilac features showy panicles of fragrant white flowers with shell pink overtones rising above the foliage in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has bluish-green foliage throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.