Plant ID forum→Plant ID - Lilac

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lee30bmw
Apr 25, 2019 12:59 PM CST
I recently bought this plant at a nursery, and the owner said it's a Lilac, but it didn't come with a tag. Do you guys know the genus/species, and maybe even the cultivar? From a basic search, I'm assuming it's a Syringa Vulgaris, and sorting by popularity, it looks like it could be a "Madame Lemoine" or "Alba" based on the white flowers, but maybe it's too difficult to ID the cultivar, especially when the flowers haven't fully bloomed yet.



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Calif_Sue
Apr 25, 2019 3:44 PM CST

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I think it would be difficult to ID any white lilac by bloom even fully opened as there are many cultivars that look similar.
I have one called Lilac (Syringa 'Betsy Ross')
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Silversurfer
Apr 25, 2019 4:15 PM CST
Until the flowers are open it cannot be id...beyond the leaves and white buds...Syringa vulgaris alba...a white flowered lilac.
Flowers may be doubles...or not
Be patient...wait to see,

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