Answer: Due to our long hot, humid summers, Lilacs are not recommended for Norh Florida. I cannot find any reference to a variety that will do well in North Florida. There are, however, many beautiful tropical shrubs you can enjoy, that you could never have grown in Virginia. Perhaps you can find one that will fill the space that lilacs have left in your heart! If you'd like some suggestions for flowering shrubs, please submit another question via the web site.
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