Common Purple Lilac

Syringa vulgaris

 

Height: 12-15'

Width: 8-12'

Shape: Upright, vase shape

Exposure: Full sun

Foliage: Green

Fall Foliage: Not significant

Flower: Purple

Zone: 2-7

 

This popular Lilac, often referred to as the Old-Fashioned Lilac, features very fragrant purple flowers in spring. Flower colors range from light lavender to a deeper purple. Cut flowers hold up well and can easily fill a house with fragrance.