The Main Plant entry for Lilacs (Syringa)

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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)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Is this a Japanese tree lilac? by foraygardengirl Aug 29, 2021 3:32 PM 4
What have I done!? by Conzo427 Oct 6, 2021 3:12 PM 12
Please help and ID this by malteeza Jun 7, 2021 11:05 AM 1
Trimming lilacs by Timdee123 Jun 2, 2021 8:58 PM 31
Banner for May 21, 2021 by TBGDN by TBGDN May 21, 2021 2:10 AM 6
What tree is this? by Jaafar2000 May 16, 2021 11:56 AM 1
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'Professor Sargent') by csandt May 1, 2021 2:27 PM 1
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'Nigricans') by csandt Apr 30, 2021 10:49 AM 0
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'Royal Blue') by csandt Apr 30, 2021 6:51 AM 0
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'General Grant') by csandt Apr 30, 2021 6:40 AM 0

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