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Lilac (Common or French) Syringa vulgaris
1. Agincourt Beauty
This common lilac cultivar is an upright, deciduous shrub which typically grows 8-15' tall. Deep violet, sweetly fragrant, single florets are arranged in dense, pyramidal, terminal panicles which cover the shrub with bloom in mid- to late-spring. Florets are among the largest of any of the lilacs. Ovate to cordate, dark green leaves to 5" long. Excellent fresh cut flower.

Lilacs have been a garden favorite for years and often evoke nostalgic feelings of home and childhood.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

  Click to display 'Agincourt Beauty' tag image n/a n/a 8'-15' 6'-12' 3-7 3 Gallon
2. Albert F Holden
Very fragrant, large trusses of distinctive dark purple petals, curled to show lighter silvery backing, for a unique bi-color effect. Dark green leaves are noticeably mildew resistant. Named for wealthy mining tycoon Albert Holden, founder of the Holden Arboretum in Cleveland OH.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

  Click to display 'Albert F Holden' tag image 8'-10' 6'-8' 3-7 3 Gallon
3. Belle de Nancy
The delicate and delightfully feminine French lilac 'Belle de Nancy' is a scented jewel for the spring garden. It is an old double-flowered variety bred at the famous Lemoine Nursery near Nancy, France where many classic French lilacs were developed. 'Belle de Nancy' was introduced in 1891 and remains in cultivation, proving its desirability.   Click to display 'Belle de Nancy' tag image 7'-8' 5'-6' 3-8 3 Gallon
4. Burgundy Queen™
A beloved French Lilac with earlier, more profuse blooms than many others, Burgundy Queen™ is a sheer delight in the mid-spring garden. The burgundy-red flowers are set in huge, conical clusters, perfect for cutting or garden enjoyment.   Click to display 'Burgundy Queen™' tag image 8'-10' 6'-8' 3-8 3 Gallon
5. Charles Joly
This medium-size deciduous shrub has an upright, open-branched habit and bright green foliage. Gorgeous deep wine-red double flower clusters are very fragrant. Blooms mid-season, typically in mid-May. A lovely spring accent, screen or border specimen.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

  Click to display 'Charles Joly' tag image n/a n/a 10'-12' 10'-12' 3-7 2 Gallon
6. Ludwig Spaeth
An old cultivar developed in 1883, this is still one of the best purples available. Its panicle-like thyrses of single, red-purple flowers are produced in early June. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

Nursery Sign Click to display 'Ludwig Spaeth' tag image n/a n/a 10'-12' 6'-8' 3-7 2 Gallon
7. Michael Buchner
This classic lavender lilac is a beautiful traditional border shrub for northern gardens. Its fully double blooms are wonderfully fragrant and will brighten any early landscape.

When not in bloom this large, upright, deciduous shrub offers little interest, but it is exceptionally beautiful when its big, conical flower panicles appear in spring to early summer. ‘Michael Buchner’ has rosy violet buds that open to double lilac flowers. They are potently fragrant, ideal for cutting and attract loads of bees, butterflies and many other insect pollinators.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

  Click to display 'Michael Buchner' tag image 6'-12' 5'-10' 4-8 3 Gallon
8. Monge
'Monge' is an outstandingly showy and fragrant French Hybrid Lilac that produces an abundance of deep reddish purple single flowers. It is a deciduous shrub with enchanting flowers. It is a consistent heavy bloomer and it has the true lilac scent! 'Monge' features a mid-spring bloom of fragrant, flowers in large panicles. 'Monge' is a Lemoine lilac first introduced in 1913. It typically matures over time to 8-12' tall and as wide. It is noted for its spring (April-May) bloom of fragrant, single, deep reddish-purple flowers that bloom in showy panicles (each to 9" long). Nursery Sign Click to display 'Monge' tag image 8'-12' 8'-12' 3-8 3 Gallon
9. Paul Thirion
This compact, double-flowered antique French lilac offers spectacular color and fragrance to smaller garden spaces. It was bred and introduced in 1915 by famed French nurseryman Lemoine, a modern lilac innovator and founder of the famous Lemoine Nursery in Nancy, France. This is an especially fine, exceptional cultivar according to the famed lilac specialist, Father John L. Fiala.

When not in bloom this upright, open deciduous shrub offers little interest, but it is beautiful when its conical flower panicles appear in spring to early summer. ‘Paul Theron' offers spectacular rosy lavender-pink flowers that are highly fragrant and ideal for cutting. The profuse blooms are held at tips of the branches and attract loads of bees, butterflies and many other insect pollinators.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

  Click to display 'Paul Thirion' tag image 6'-7' 6'-7' 3-8 3 Gallon
10. President Grevy
This vigorous, upright grower produces large panicles of starry, double lilac-blue florets. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

Nursery Sign Click to display 'President Grevy' tag image n/a n/a 10'-12' 8' 3-7 3¾ Gallon
11. Sensation
Beautiful and dramatic, 'Sensation' has bicolor blooms of purple, elegantly trimmed in white, covering this lilac in early to mid-spring, filling the air with their sweet scent. Beautiful as a border shrub or a colorful hedge. Blooms are complemented by heart-shaped foliage. Adds distinctive flair to cut-flower bouquets.   Click to display 'Sensation' tag image 10'-15' 10'-12' 4-7 3 Gallon
12. Wedgewood Blue
This unique Lilac has lilac-pink buds opening into very large, single, true-blue blossoms in May. These flowers have a fine fragrance and are excellent for cutting. This medium sized plant has dark green, disease resistant foliage.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

  Click to display 'Wedgewood Blue' tag image 6' 6'-8' 3-7 5 Gallon
13. Wonderblue
This variety is a slower grower and the branching is compact. It produces single, sky-blue flowers of good fragrance that are excellent for cutting. The small mounded shape lends itself to use in limited spaces of the landscape.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

  Click to display 'Wonderblue' tag image 48"-5' 50"-6' 3-7 Unknown
14. Yankee Doodle
Syringa vulgaris 'Yankee Doodle' is one of the darkest purples of all Lilacs and he shares the royal lineage of lilacs bred by Father John Fiala. Profuse bloomer with large clusters of single, large flowers produced on an upright plant of up to 8 feet in height. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.

French lilacs make fine feature plants. Cut their fresh blossoms for fragrant, long-lasting flower arrangements.

  Click to display 'Yankee Doodle' tag image n/a   6'-8' 5'-7' 3-7 2 Gallon
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