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Name: Sharlene
St. Gallen - Switzerland (Zone 6a)
Garden Ideas: Level 1
Jul 29, 2017 6:01 PM CST
Common Lilac

Photo take 17 April 2017

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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Jul 29, 2017 6:05 PM CST
Sharlene, beautiful banner!
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Name: Lilli
Lundby, Denmark, EU
Irises Roses Bulbs Hellebores Foliage Fan Cottage Gardener
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Seed Starter Winter Sowing Bee Lover Dog Lover Region: Europe
Jul 30, 2017 8:14 AM CST
I agree it's very artistic too! Thumbs up
You don't know if it will grow until you try!
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Region: Florida Daylilies Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Jul 30, 2017 8:32 AM CST
Sharlene, Beautiful banner. Lilacs won't grow in our zones and I miss their fragrance, however, in May we took a trip to visit our son in Illinois and his lilacs were in bloom. I enjoyed their fragrance for several days. Lovey dubby
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

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Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 1
Jul 30, 2017 1:03 PM CST
What a fine macro shot. Never would have guessed it was a lilac. I'll be scrutinizing them more closely next year. They actually have a Lilac Festival in Lombard Illinois every year with a very interesting Lilac history and connection to Nancy France.
Name: Sharlene
St. Gallen - Switzerland (Zone 6a)
Garden Ideas: Level 1
Jul 30, 2017 2:07 PM CST
Thanks folks - glad you liked it.

Jean, Lilacs do have a lovely fragrance! It's a pity they don't bloom longer!

Interesting Fleur - I just read up the history on the website. Thumbs up

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