Photo Courtesy of NVK Nurseries

Syringa vulgaris Monge (French Hybrid Common Lilac)

This large deciduous shrub features clusters of panicles covered in small, dark purple flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, magnificent deep reddish-purple flowers, and foliage of bright green, ovate-elliptic leaves. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
8-10 ft tall x 6-8 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture