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Old Fashion Common Purple Lilac

Syringa vulgaris

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This old-fashioned lilac is the one most of us remember from our youth. A perfect informal hedge or screen, it has extremely fragrant, purple flowers in May. Color may vary from purple to lilac and occasionally even white. The cut flowers hold up very well, and easily fill a house with their fragrance. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
Hardy to -40°F
Maximum Elevation: 10,000 ft.

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Description This old-fashioned lilac is the one most of us remember from our youth. A perfect informal hedge or screen, it has extremely fragrant, purple flowers in May. Color may vary from purple to lilac and occasionally even white. The cut flowers hold up very well, and easily fill a house with their fragrance. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles. Hardy to -40°F Maximum Elevation: 10,000 ft.
Mature Size (generic) SHRUB (10-15')
Fall Color Subtle
Features Showy Flowers, Fragrant Flowers, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Butterflies
Flowering Season Spring
Growth Rate Moderate
Light Needs Partial Sun, Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Mature Height 10-15 ft.
Mature Width 10-15 ft.
Name Old Fashion Common Purple Lilac
Flower Color Group Purple

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