General Plant Information (Edit)
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
Other: Double
Flower Color: Purple
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Parentage: Aline Mocqueris x unknown

Common names
  • Common Lilac
  • Lilac
  • French Lilac

Photo Gallery
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, Canada
Date: 2014-06-05

Date: c. 1938
photo from the 1938 catalog, Bobbink & Atkins, Rutherford, New Je

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