Lilac

LilacLilac (Common purple) Syringa vulgaris

This hardy shrub can grow up to  15′ high and 12′ wide.  It is one of the most enduring flowering shrubs in Colorado.  This is a shrub that you will normally find surviving in long-abandoned home sites.  Many hybrid species of lilac exist now.  The blooming period is from late April to early June.

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