lilac

Syringa vulgaris

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  • Flower name
    lilac
  • Scientific name
    Syringa vulgaris
  • Aliasムラサキハシドイ, Lilac, リラ, Lilas
  • Place of originEurope
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June
  • Language of flowersFriendship, humbleness, first love, sprout of love, innocence

What is lilac

Lilac (scientific name: Syringa vulgaris) is native to Europe and is a cold-tolerant defoliated mid-tree in the family Oleaceae. In early summer, a large cone-shaped inflorescence (flower bunch) extends from the stem end to bloom many light purple and aromatic florets. The floret has a funnel shape with four split tips. Lilac flower language is "friendship" or "humble", and by flower color distinction, purple is "first love" or "bud of love", white is "innocent".

Common name: Lilac, Scientific name: Syringa vulgaris L., Origin: Europe, Environment: mountain, Living type: deciduous broadleaved trees, tree height: 5 to 6 m, leaf shape: broad ovoid, leaf lenght: 4 - 8 cm, phylloaxis: opposite, petiole: yes, Flower color: red purple, white, flower blooming style: single blooming, double flowering, use: crisp, smooth, hard, inflorescence shape: race flower arrangement, flowering period: late April to mid June, flower diameter: 0.6-1 cm, Usages: Park trees, garden trees, street trees, wedding bouquets, perfume ingredients, features: sweet and strong aroma, More information .


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Oleaceae
  • Genus
    Syringa
  • Species
    S. vulgaris
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHardy deciduous broad-leaved mid-tree
  • Flower colorsPurple Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 1.0 cm

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