of the most lovely of all lilac bushes is the Chinese lilac.
This lilac bush is a large, round-headed shrub that works
well either as a specimen or a border or screen plant. The
excellent floral display of this lilac bush begins in early
May. The flower color is lilac purple, and the bloom bunches
are four to five inches long. The fragrant blooms cover most
of this lilac bush, and will be even more prevalent in full
sun conditions. This lilac bush is hardy to zones three through
popular lilac bush is the ‘White Persian.’ These
lilac bushes are widely adaptable to a variety of soil conditions.
The dark green foliage makes a wonderful contrast to the creamy
white blooms, which appear in late spring. This lilac bush
grows very compactly, making it a wonderful choice for smaller
gardens. Butterflies often frequent the fragrant flowers.
Growing to a height of four to eight feet, these lilac bushes
are hardy to zones three through seven.
of the most cold hardy of the lilac bushes is the ‘James
Macfarlane.’ This lilac bush can grow in regions as
cold as parts of zone two, to as warm as zone seven. The true
pink blooms on these lilac bushes bloom in early June, and
flower freely. These elegant lilac bushes have an upright
shape, making them perfect for a border or screen planting.
When planted in full sunlight, this lilac bush can reach a
mature height of up to eight feet.