General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Parentage: Madame Lemoine x Edith Cavell

Common names
  • Common Lilac
  • French Lilac
  • Lilac
Also sold as:
  • 'Father John Fiala'
  • 'Father Fiala'
  • 'Father J. Fiala'
  • 'Father John'
  • 'Father John L. Fiala'
  • 'Fiala Rememberance'
  • 'Fr. John Fiala'
  • 'John L. Fiala'

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Location: Mid-Missouri, USA
Date: 2020-08-16
Was a 4" starter in April, now 8" and has put up new growth (ligh
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