Syringa vulgaris
Common Purple Lilac

Abundant clusters of sweetly fragrant, purple flowers in mid-spring on a vigorous, upright, multi-stemmed shrub with heart-shaped, green foliage. Ideal as a flowering hedge or screen. Plant near a window or pathway where the fragrant blooms can be enjoyed.
Growing Zones 3-7
Tree or Plant Type:  Shrub

Native Locale:  Non-native

Landscape Uses: Hedge, Massing, Mixed border, Screen, Specimen

Size Range: Large shrub (more than 8 feet), Medium shrub (5-8 feet)

Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)

Hardiness Zones: Zone 3,

Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained soil

Tolerances: Occasional drought, Alkaline soil

Seasons of Interest: mid spring, late spring, early fall

Flower Color & Fragrance:  Fragrant, Purple

Shape or Form: Multi-stemmed, Upright

Growth Rate: Moderate

Size: 8 to12 feet high and 6 to 10 feet wide.