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Syringa Vulgaris

Botanical Name:

Syringa vulgaris

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Edible, Herbaceous Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

The inflorescence is a panicle of cymes, conical, usually grow in pairs, terminal, to 8 in. Flowers are numerous and may be lilac, blue, mauve, lavender, white, pink, and are highly fragrant. They have a tubular corolla with 4 spreading lobes, a short tubular calyx with 4 teeth, a pistil with a single style, and 2 inserted stamens.

Fruit

The fruit is a smooth, flattened dehiscent capsule (3/4"), borne in large panicles at the terminal tips of branches. The capsules are initially green, but mature to brown and are divided into 2 segments. There are 4 seeds per capsule.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Birds

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Moths

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Scrophulariales

Family

Oleaceae

Genus

Syringa

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