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Plant Habit: Shrub
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
Bees
Parentage: Seedling of: Edith Cavell
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Common names
  • Common Lilac
  • French Lilac
  • Lilac

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Location: Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Date: 2024-04-20
Some florets have four petals (like most lilacs) and some have mo
Location: Highland Park, Rochester, NY.
Date: 2016-05-13
Some florets have four petals and some have five.
Location: Highland Park, Rochester, NY
Date: 2016-05-13
Some florets have four petals and some have five.
Location: Highland Park, Rochester, NY
Date: 2016-05-13
Some florets have four petals and some have five.
Location: Highland Park, Rochester, NY
Date: 2016-05-13
Some florets have four petals and some have five.
Location: Highland Park, Rochester, NY
Date: 2016-05-13
Some florets have four petals and some have six.
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'Rochester' by flowergirl1204 Aug 26, 2019 6:49 PM 1

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