No Lilacs in FL? - Knowledgebase Question

Fort Fierce, Fl
Question by lclobes
June 4, 2009
I've heard there are no lilacs in south/central Florida. Is this true?

Answer from NGA
June 4, 2009


I'm afraid it's true. Lilacs cannot tolerate the summer heat and humidity, plus they need a pronounced winter chill in order to flower. Even the heat tolerant types such as Blue Sky will eventually die. Sorry!

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