Common Lilac is an old-fashioned favorite, perfuming the air with fragrance in early spring from showy panicles of double, purple flowers. This deciduous, upright shrub is bushy with many suckers, making it a great choice for a tall and dense hedge. The flowers are excellent for cutting.
Syringa vulgaris, Common Lilac (larger plants)
- Height: 6-7'. Deep purple, double-bloom flowers in spring. Prefers sun to part shade. Deer resistant. Attracts pollinators.