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Syringa vulgaris Common lilac
Europe; 2 - 5m
Planting position: Full sun or semi-shade.Ideal for areas without hot summers or warmer winters.
Requires cool and moist root-area.Alkaline soil, enriched with compost.Spring application of complete fertiliser.
Propagate from seed and summer cuttings.
This stunning, deciduous shrub produces clustered spring flowers, sweetly scented, lilac-coloured and starry-shaped. Its foliage is light green.