517. ‘Kabul’ Lilac

‘Kabul’ Lilac

Syringa protolaciniata ‘Kabul’

Accession 577-81*A

This cut-leaf lilac is also known as S. laciniata or S. afghanica. This particular cultivar, ‘Kabul,’ was named for the city in Afghanistan by Peter S. Green, a former Arboretum propagator. ‘Kabul’ is one of the parent plants of S. × ‘Purple Haze.’