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Syringa vulgaris Edward J. Gardner (French Hybrid Common Lilac)

This large deciduous shrub features clusters of panicles covered in small, light purple flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, bright pink 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