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Syringa vulgaris 50-60cm

Syringa vulgaris 50-60cm

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Plant Description

Syringa vulgaris, the Common Lilac or French Lilac, is a classic and beloved deciduous shrub that is cherished for its fragrant and beautiful flowers. Native to southeastern Europe and widely cultivated around the world, this lilac species is a favorite in gardens and landscapes. Common Lilacs typically grow as medium to large shrubs, reaching heights of 8 to 15 feet (2.4 to 4.5 meters). They feature opposite, heart-shaped leaves with a dark green color that creates an attractive backdrop for their vibrant blossoms. The real highlight of the Common Lilac is its clusters of fragrant, tubular flowers, which can be lavender, purple, pink, or white, depending on the cultivar. These flowers bloom in the spring, filling the air with their sweet, nostalgic scent. Common Lilacs have a rich history and are often associated with springtime and romance.


  1. Location: Plant Syringa vulgaris in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. Lilacs thrive in sunlight and require at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day for optimal flowering.

  2. Soil: Lilacs prefer well-draining soil with a slightly alkaline to neutral pH. Amending the soil with organic matter can improve its quality.

  3. Planting: When planting Common Lilacs, choose a site with good air circulation to help prevent fungal diseases. Space multiple lilac shrubs at least 5 to 15 feet apart, depending on the expected mature size of the cultivar.

  4. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, especially during the growing season in spring and early summer. Once established, lilacs are somewhat drought-tolerant but benefit from regular watering.

  5. Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the shrub to help conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature.

  6. Pruning: Prune lilacs immediately after flowering to remove spent blossoms and shape the plant. Avoid heavy pruning, as lilacs flower on old wood, and excessive cutting can reduce flowering in the following season.

  7. Fertilization: Fertilize with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring before new growth begins. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for application rates.

  8. Pests and Diseases: Common Lilacs are generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, occasionally, they may be affected by aphids or powdery mildew. Monitor your plants and take appropriate measures if needed.

  9. Deadheading: Remove faded flowers to encourage a cleaner appearance and potentially extend the blooming period.

  10. Lilac Care: Prune out dead or damaged wood as needed. Provide support for tall or weak branches to prevent them from bending or breaking.

Syringa vulgaris, the Common Lilac or French Lilac, is a timeless and fragrant addition to gardens and landscapes. By following these cultivation tips and providing the right care, you can enjoy the enchanting beauty and wonderful scent of these classic spring-blooming shrubs in your outdoor space.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Pictures of this plant were taken on , please keep on mind that the plant may have grown since pictured.Also be aware that most plants change across seasons. If present foliage could have been fallen or change in its color.

Botanical family: Oleaceae

Botanical genus: Syringa

Botanical species: Syringa vulgaris


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Plant Height: 50-60cm

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