Name

Common Lilac

Family Species

Syringa villosa

Wildlife Value

Fair

Average height

11'

Origin

Not Native

Shade Tolerance

Intolerant

Drought Tolerance

Good

Growth Rate

Moderate

Fruit

Seed

Special Characteristics

Lavender Flowers

Seedling Size

12" to 18"

 

 

General Description

It is a large deciduous shrub or multi-stemmed small tree, growing to 6–7 m high, producing secondary shoots ("suckers") with stem diameters of up to 20 cm from the base or roots, which in the course of decades may produce a small clonal thicket.

 

Pests

Potential disease pests include several types of leaf sports and blights; insect pests include lilac borer, caterpillars, scales and leaf miners. Extract from Syringa species are toxic to various insect pests.

 

Uses

Common Lilac is a very common ornamental plant in gardens and parks, because of the attractive, sweet smell of its flowers.

 

Common Lilac (bundle of 25)

$33.00Price

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