Syringa vulgaris Charles Joly (French Hybrid Common Lilac)

This large deciduous shrub features clusters of panicles covered in small, lavender purple flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, violet-magenta double flowers, and foliage of bluish-green, ovate-elliptic leaves. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
8-15 ft tall x 6-12 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture