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Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Excel'

Lilac
Oleaceae
Deciduous, Shrubs

SYRINGA

A garden staple in cold-winter regions, cherished for big, flamboyant, fragrant flower clusters at branch tips. Most lilacs bloom best in areas with decidedly chilly winters, but some perform quite well with only light winter chill.

Syringa x hyacinthiflora

Group of hybrids between S. vulgaris and S. oblata, a Chinese species. Resemble S. vulgaris but generally bloom 7 to 10 days earlier. Can reach 20 ft tall and as wide. White, purple or lavender blooms.

'Excel'

Light lavender colored flowers.

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