This dwarf lilac spreads wider than tall. In the spring, it has reddish-purple buds that open to fragrant lilac flowers. It has dark green foliage in the summer that turns yellow in fall. It stays dense and rounded, eventually spreading.
It is low maintenance and can be used as a foundation planting or in a border. It prefers full sun and is adaptable to a wide variety of soil types, including wet and dry soils.