USDA Hardiness Map
and
suggested lilacs for warm climates

This table is a guideline for lilac lovers who live in zones 8-9 who want to plant lilacs. These lilacs should flower well in the suggested zone. If you live in zone 7 or less all lilacs are fine. It is possible to have lilacs in zone 10 but specific ways of growing them must be met. For photos and full description of each lilac go to our
US Lilac Catalog .
There are also new varieties for warmer climates to discover on our website.

                                                                                                                                   Lilac                                           Zone                         lilac section                                 florets

Anabel
9 or less
hyacinthiflora
double white
Angel White
 9 or less
hyacinthiflora
single white
Asessippi
8 or less 
 hyacinthiflora
single magenta
Blanche Sweeet
 9 or less
hyacinthiflora
single blue
California Rose
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single pink
Clarke's Giant
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single blue
Corinna's Mist
9 or less
hyacinthiflora
single pink
Dark Night
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single purple
Esther Staley
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single magenta
Excel
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single lavender
Evangeline
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
double magenta
Fairy Dust
9 or less
hybrid
single pink
Forrest Kresser Smith
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single lavender
Lavender Lady
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single lavender
Mary Short
 8 or less
 hyacinthiflora
double pink
Maiden's Blush
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single pink
Mount Baker
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single white
Pocahontas
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single purple
Royal Purple
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
double purple
Sierra Snow
  9 or less 
 hyacinthiflora
single white
Sister Justina
 9 or less
 hyacinthiflora
single white
Saugeana
 9 or less
 chinensis
single purple
Laciniata
 9 or less
 other
single violet
Palibin
 9 or less
 meyeri
single purple
Persica
 9 or less
 other
single lavender
George Eastman
 9 or less
 julianaea
 single pink
'Snowstorm'
 8 or less
 other
single white
Superba
 9 or less
 microphylla
single pink
Josee
 9 or less
 other
single pink
Tinkerbelle
 8 or less
 other
single pink
Miss Kim
 8 or less
patula 
single violet
Diversifolia
 9 or less
 other
single violet
Pinnatifolia
 9 or less
 other
single white