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Common Lilac

Syringa vulgaris


Large deciduous shrub, with large purple flowery scent.


Cultivated for ornemental purpose. Originated from Balkan hills. Urban parks and gardens.

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Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 7 years ago

The fragrance and the early time in the year made me belive it is common "French" Lilac. The dark colour could come from the flowers not yet opened.
Now, I am not a lilac specialist.

LadyLilac 7 years ago

Looks a bit dark to be a common lilac, there are loads of definerent varieties. But it's defintiely a lilac and they are definitely beautiful!

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Spotted on May 25, 2013
Submitted on Jun 8, 2013

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