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Manchurian Lilac (Korean Lilac) vs Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

Syringa pubescens ssp. patula

Dasiphora fruticosa syn. Potentilla fruticosa

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Manchurian Lilac (Korean Lilac)
Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

Manchurian Lilac (aka Korean Lilac) is a medium-sized shrub that features fragrant clusters of pale purple flowers in late spring.

Manchurian Lilac is less affected by disease than other lilacs and will create a beautiful border, hedge, or privacy screen. If you are looking for a lilac for your shelterbelt, consider Common Purple Lilac or Villosa Lilac first.

Shrubby Cinquefoil is a small, deciduous flowering shrub. This hardy species is densely covered with leaves and produces pale to bright yellow buttercup-shaped flowers terminally on the stems.

Flowering typically occurs from early to late summer. Shrubby Cinquefoil is a popular ornamental shrub choice and is capable of growing on a variety of sites.

MANCHURIAN LILAC (KOREAN LILAC) QUICK FACTS

SHRUBBY CINQUEFOIL (POTENTILLA) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 1a
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red and purple
Berries: red-pink berries
Harvest: mid July
Flowers: pale purple
Flowers: bright yellow cup-shaped
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium





Other Names: korean lilac
Other Names: tundra rose