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Manchurian Lilac (Korean Lilac) vs Nannyberry

Syringa pubescens ssp. patula

Viburnum lentago

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Manchurian Lilac (Korean Lilac)
Nannyberry

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.

Nannyberry is a hardy shrub known for attracting wildlife. Its clusters of white flowers and tasty berries are suitable for bees, birds, and other animals.

Nannyberry is also used in urban yards and landscaping. This shrub makes a beautiful ornamental and is small enough to grow underneath power lines. Its berries can be eaten fresh or used in baking and preserves.

Makes a great hedge or privacy screen in an urban yard. Often has great red fall color to complement its spring flowers.

MANCHURIAN LILAC (KOREAN LILAC) QUICK FACTS

NANNYBERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2b
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red and purple
Berries: red-pink berries
Berries: red to purple
Harvest: mid July
Flowers: pale purple
Flowers: white
Bark: gray and scaly
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium





Other Names: korean lilac
Other Names: sheepberry, sweet viburnum