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Syringa vulgaris (Common Lilac)
Common Lilac Syringa vulgaris
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Origin Exotic
Height 7m
Design Use Cottage Gardens
Cut Flowers
Feature Tree
Drought Tolerance Keep Watered During Hot Periods
Frost Tolerance Heavy Frost
Width 7 m
Flower Colour Cream
Flowering Period Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Climate Zone 1
Zone 2
Zone 3
Foliage Colour Mid - Dark Green Leaves
Foliage Cover Deciduous

The Dapple Designs Expert Says:

Syringa vulgaris - also known as the Common Lilac - is a large deciduous shrub or small tree, native to Europe. Its has spikes of perfumed flowers that appear from spring to early summer. Plant Lilacs in a in cooler climate areas, in well drained slightly alkaline soils.