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.