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Syringa vulgaris President Lincoln (French Hybrid Common Lilac)

This large deciduous shrub features clusters of panicles covered in small, violet flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, vibrant blue-toned flowers, and foliage of bright green, ovate-elliptic leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
10-12 ft tall x 8-10 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture