Plant ID forum: Osmanthus?

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Galanthophile
May 22, 2018 2:38 PM CST
Flowering now in south England. I thought Osmanthus but not sure
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Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Silversurfer
May 22, 2018 4:09 PM CST
I have a feeling that this is Syringa...a lilac.
Not Syringa vulgaris, but a special one./rare even.
Suggestions......

http://www.arrowheadalpines.co...

https://www.lottah.com/mini3/a...

http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/B...

http://www.efloras.org/object_...

OR
http://www.havlis.cz/karta_en....

http://www.rvroger.co.uk/index...



Your pic seems to show flowers weeping onto the ground.
What does the whole plant look like?

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Galanthophile
May 22, 2018 11:50 PM CST
Yes it's been identified as Syringa persica 'Alba'. Thanks

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