Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - ModerateMature Height - 8-15', occasionally to 20'Mature Width - 6-12', occasionally to 15'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Borne in 4-8" long terminal clusters, early to mid May; showy. White, cream, pink to rose, single or double flowers, very fragrant.Fruit - Beaded capsules in long panicles, should be removedLeaf - Fall Color - Poor fall colorBark - Small raised lenticels, leaf scars raised, light gray with solid white pithOther Features - A frequently used and nostalgic shrub, for instance reminding one of Grandmother's garden.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Neutral soil with peat or leaf mold; cut flowers as soon as they fadeNative Habitat - Zones 3-7Diseases and Insects - Aphids, scales, leaf blight, leaf spot; powdery mildew a problem in shady areas or poor air movementStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Lilac.- Other plants of the family Oleaceae.- Other plants of the genus Syringa.- Other plants of the species Syringa vulgaris.