About This Plant

The French lilac, or Syringa vulgaris, is a deciduous shrub renowned for its aromatic and colourful clusters of flowers. These fragrant blossoms, which come in various shades, bloom in late spring to early summer. French lilacs have a bushy growth habit, making them ideal for hedges, borders, or standalone ornamental plants. Their beauty and fragrance have made them a timeless choice in gardens.

The Story


The leaves are deciduous, green, and heart-shaped. They provide an attractive backdrop to the profusion of flowers during the blooming season.


The flowers of Syringa vulgaris ‘Alphonse Lavallée’ are typically a light pink to lavender shade. The colour may vary slightly depending on soil conditions and climate. One of the most distinctive features of this cultivar is its strong and sweet fragrance.
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