Lilacs - Knowledgebase Question

Washington, TX
Question by janieedwards
October 24, 2005
Is there any variety of lilac that will grow in Texas - specifically, Washington/Chappell Hill area of Washington County, TX. Thanks,


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Answer from NGA
October 24, 2005

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Janie,

Unfortunately lilacs suffer that far south and are poorly adapted. As an alternative shrub you might consider crape myrtle (pretty but lacks the fragrance) or Buddlea davidii (pretty and fragrant).

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