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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name of this vine by sj6x May 13, 2020 1:36 AM 11
Remnants of Spring by evelyninthegarden May 8, 2020 11:45 AM 7
Plant identification by Irka12345 Apr 16, 2020 6:48 AM 4
Willamette Valley plant ID by Patty Apr 14, 2020 7:02 PM 4
Signs of Spring 2020 by Mieko2 Jun 5, 2020 8:05 PM 544
ID please? by JCody73 Aug 23, 2019 7:41 PM 3
What Plant is This? by CVidetich Jul 15, 2019 4:23 PM 14
Weeping Cherry Tree - Appears Sick - Pictures attached by robrandon May 23, 2019 5:05 AM 10
Help with identifying shrub by Sholapie May 11, 2019 10:27 AM 4
Plant ID - Lilac by lee30bmw Apr 25, 2019 4:15 PM 2

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