Identify unknown plant

This plant appeared first time ever in a garden area which has a peony and day Lillies. It has been like h to is for approx a month. I keep waiting for it to bloom more. I live in the…

Syringa reticulata ‘ivory silk’*

My syringa reticulate “Ivory silk tree has dead branches & wilted leaves. Could this be verticillium wilt? If so, how would I treat it? We are having a very dry summer so is it possible that it needs a good…