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Common Lilac

Common Lilac

Syringa vulgaris (common lilac)

Collection: Shrubs
Tags: lilac, syringa


A mainstay of the spring landscape in northern and colder climates. These are easy to grow, very resilient, and free from major pest problems. Blooms for several weeks in spring and adds wonderful fragrance to the garden. Very effective plant for a shelterbelt or hedge.

Botanical NameSyringa vulgaris (common lilac)
ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
HardinessZone 3
Flower ColourPurple
Bloom MonthsMay

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.