Lilac, Common
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Lilac, Common

Lilac, Common

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Syringa vulgaris

Lilac is an introduced, perennial, deciduous shrub that grows between twelve to sixteen feet tall. The flowers are mostly white, lilac, or purple, pleasantly fragrant in long terminal panicles.

Current Sale Size: 12-18" bare-root seedlings

Feb 22, 2023 - Update - The nursery supplier has downgraded these from 18-24" to 12-18", so they will be slightly smaller than originally advertised. We've notified customers who've pre-ordered these.

Growth Rate: Moderate (6-12" / year)

Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay

Moisture: Dry to Moist-Wet

Shade Tolerance: Full Sun to Part Shade

Mature Height: 8-15 ft.

Deer Damage Potential: Medium

Origin: Introduced

Uses: Flowering, Wildlife, Fragrance

Other: Lavender blooms. Plant Profile
USDA Plant Profile