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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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
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'Professor Sargent') by csandt May 1, 2021 2:27 PM 1
Syringa vulgaris Boussingault by csandt Apr 30, 2021 6:22 AM 0
Hyacinth Lilac (Syringa X Hyacinthiflora 'Villars') by csandt Apr 29, 2021 6:11 AM 0
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'Paradise') by csandt Apr 28, 2021 7:23 PM 1
2021 Herbaceous peony blooms by SoCalGardenNut May 7, 2021 3:48 PM 367
name of the plant by latte Mar 30, 2021 9:36 AM 6

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