Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'Katherine Havemeyer') in the Lilacs Database

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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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 12-15 feet
Plant Spread: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees

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