Plants for SW Florida - Knowledgebase Question

Lehigh Acres, Fl
Question by tonimariaesp
September 25, 2008
I live in SW Florida, I would like to plant Lilac. Will it surive the weather here? I don't want to kill it.

Answer from NGA
September 25, 2008


Lilac just can't take your southern climate. Crape myrtles are considered the "lilac of the south" although I'll grant you that they don't have the wonderful fragrance. But there are many other fragrant plants that you can grow in your Florida landscape.

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