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The Purple Lilac is the scent of spring.

The Common Purple Lilac (Syringa Vulgaris) is the most popular lilac variety.  It provides fantastic spring color every year without fail.

In the spring your Lilac will burst into bloom. Lovely clusters of lavender flowers sit against dark green, heart shaped leaves, and the fragrance is just delightful. These plants are so aromatic butterflies and hummingbirds find them irresistible.
Although it’s been recreated for perfumes and candles, nothing compares to the scent of fresh Lilac. The fragrance is captivating; literally spring will be in the air for weeks, if not months.

Planted in any sunny spot in your yard, the Lilac will thrive in most any soil and can withstand even severe winters. This shrub has been a favorite for decades because you can essentially plant it and ignore it. 

Your Lilac will grow quickly to a height of 8-10 feet making it a stunning choice as a hedge or privacy screen, but it’s also lovely as an accent plant.

Although purple is the most popular color choice, Lilacs are available in many colors. For a colorful hedge add the Persian and White Lilacs.  

The Lilac is a beautiful, traditional shrub that is pleasing and potent. A wonderful addition to any landscape.

* Spikes of Purple Flowers
* Fragrant
* Cold Hardy


Plant Facts

Family Syringa vulgaris 'Common Purple'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 8 - 10 feet
Mature Spread 8 - 10 feet
Soil Widely Adaptable
Zones 3-7
Mature Form Upright
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Partial Sun
Flower Color Purple
Fall Color Yellow, Green
Bloom Period Spring

Common Purple Lilac.

Rating: 4.7/5 based on 9 review(s)
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Amazing aroma Review by Sandy
I wasn't sure of bare root but they were advertised as 2 feet but arrived closer to 4. SO easy to plant and they are taking off. I put them near my back kitchen window. Can't wait til next spring with that scent coming in thru my window.
Much better than expected. Review by Duddy
Initial impression is very good. Four lilac bushes arrived very quickly by FedEx well packaged and in good condition. The bushes were advertised to be two feet tall but measure six feet tall from bottom to top so will probably be five feet above ground when planted. They are just starting to bud so will probably bloom this year. Very satisfied.
Amazingly and wonderfully made Review by Mac
The lilac tree is one of the most common symbols of spring! It usually blooms after Easter, though every year it's a different date. I love the smell of this and it comes in many beautiful colors, Enjoy!
Long-lived Review by Danny
Common lilacs live for a very long time. And are easy to care for.
spring perfume Review by IA farmer
I grew up smelling the common purple lilac blooms and each of my kids all have them too. There seems to be no other scent quite like them.

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