Lilac-Common Purple (Syringa vulgaris)

Name Lilac-Common Purple
Botanical Name Syringa vulgaris

A truly old-fashioned lilac reaching 10-15 ft in height. It bears matchless fragrant purple flowers in May. Give it plenty of sun and good air - out in the open in other words. There's nothing common about it so let it be a show piece.

Location: Sun, Partial Sun
Size: 8-12 ftTall x -10 ft spread
Flower Color: Lilac, Pink, White
Bloom Time: May
Special Needs: Watch for scale and borers.
Soil Conditions: medium
Trim/Prune: Trim after flowering is done
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
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