common lilac


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Noun1.common lilac - large European lilac naturalized in North America having heart-shaped ovate leaves and large panicles of highly fragrant lilac or white flowerscommon lilac - large European lilac naturalized in North America having heart-shaped ovate leaves and large panicles of highly fragrant lilac or white flowers
lilac - any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
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The common lilac, Syringa vulgaris, originated in eastern Europe and was brought to North America by the earliest settlers.
However, the type most planted is the common lilac, Syringa vulgaris, which is susceptible to mildew.
A Named lilacs are often budded on to a rootstock of common lilac.
That's why old-fashioned plants such as heliotrope, daphne, sweet peas, violets, and common lilac are sought after by fragrance-loving gardeners.
ATHE varieties of the common lilac, Syringa vulgaris, can get out of hand, especially if they are neglected and have not been pruned from an early age.