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Common lilac

A species of Lilacs, Also known as Lilac
Botanical name : Syringa vulgaris Genus : Lilacs

Common lilac, A species of Lilacs
Also known as:
Lilac
Botanical name: Syringa vulgaris
Genus: Lilacs
Common lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

Description

Common lilac is a shrub native to the Balkan Peninsula that blooms with a fragrant blossom. It grows on rocky terrain and has a suckering habit. The blossoms are used to flavor honey, sugars, food, and other delights and farmed for its fragrant flowers in the spring.
Flower Size
Flower 6 mm to 1 cm
Habitat
Scrub on rocky hill slopes, hedges, thickets, shrubberies
Flower Color
White
Red
Purple
Blue
Pink
Leaf Color
Green
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General Info

Name story

Common lilac
The word lilac can be traced back to the Turkish language "leylak", which probably originated from the name of this plant in the Balkans. Now, "lilac" can refer to an aroma or a pale violet color. While Syringa vulgaris flowers are purple and fragrant, it is also called common lilac.

Symbolism

Exorcism, Protection, renewal, the coming of spring

Usages

Garden Use
The common lilac is found in many gardens of colder climates, and is valued for its fragrance as well as its luscious pop of purple and use as a transition flower, blooming right before the slew of roses and other summertime flowers. The common lilac works wonderfully for hedges, screens, or even standalone pieces in small gardens. Peonies, tulips, and daffodils provide beautiful contrast when planted around it.
Common lilac (Syringa vulgaris) Common lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
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