Common Lilac

Syringa vulgaris

$17.00$150.00 + GST

An old- fashioned homestead favourite multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a upright, spreading habit of growth. Blanketed in panicles of single, fragrant, lavender purple blooms in late spring emerging from distinctive purple flower buds. Features dense, heart-shaped dark green foliage throughout the season turning to a yellow colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 13 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 8 ft FLOWER Spring, Purple
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Syringa vulgaris
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Size:

Large size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Atrracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent, hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Screen/Hedge:

A large shrub suitable to plant under power lines

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Notes:

French Hybrid Lilac 

Invasive:

Produces suckers

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Ornamental Features:

Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Adaptable to both dry and moist conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Prune after shrub has flowered

Additional information

Pot/Wire Basket Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot, # 5 Pot, WB

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