The Q&A Archives: Smells Like A Lilac But....

Question: My parents had two large trees/shrubs by our pool that bloomed when the lilacs bloomed. they had large round white balls of flowers and smelled just like lilacs...even better. They grew over 10 feet tall...what are they?

Answer: Based on your description, I suspect they are some sort of viburnum, perhaps Viburnum burkwoodii.

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