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Manchurian Lilac (Korean Lilac) vs Variegated Dogwood

Syringa pubescens ssp. patula

Cornus alba argenteo-marginata

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Manchurian Lilac (Korean Lilac)
Variegated Dogwood

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.

Variegated Dogwood is a small shrub that is often used in the first row of a shelterbelt, as a hedge, or for soil stabilization projects. It has the same distinctive red bark, white flowers, and berries as Red Osier Dogwood.

The key difference between the two is the leaves. Where Red Osier's leaves are green throughout, Variegated Dogwood has a white outline around each leaf, giving this shrub a distinctive look.

MANCHURIAN LILAC (KOREAN LILAC) QUICK FACTS

VARIEGATED DOGWOOD QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Height: 2.7 m (9 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red and purple
Berries: red-pink berries (ripe in mid to late July)
Flowers: pale purple fragrant clusters in late spring
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: korean lilac, miss kim korean lilac
Other Names: tatarian dogwood


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes