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Syringa spp


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Scientific Name Syringa spp
Principal Common Name Lilac
Common Name(s)
Description Lilacs range in size from large shrubs to small trees. The leaves are opposite (occasionally in whorls of three), deciduous, and in most species simple and heart-shaped, but pinnate in a few species . The flowers are produced in spring, flowers can be white, pale pink or more generally purple, with four petals. The flowers grow in large panicles, and in several species have a strong fragrance.
General Comments Lilac bushes can be prone to powdery mildew disease, which is caused by poor air circulation.
Height Range 2 - 25 FT
Spread Range 2 - 25 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color Pink : Purple : Rose Pink : Violet : White
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Loam : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Color : Flower

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