Syringa villosa
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Syringa villosa

villous lilac
late lilac

  family oleaceae 
  genus syringa 

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Genus  Syringa Species  villosa Variety  Cultivar  Common names  villous lilac   late lilac Family  OLEACEAE Specimen number  S10422 Data source  Frgnt p38;Xeri p303
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Woody perennial Life span  5 - 20 years Annual cycle  Deciduous Stature  Shrub Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  8' - 10' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to partial shade Water  Dry Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  USDA zones 02a-07b AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Syringa villosa has mild nauseous flowers. Villous lilac (also known as late lilac) can survive the coldest of winter climates with annual temperatures as low as -50� Fahrenheit. It won't do too well if the winter temperatures are consistently above 5� Fahrenheit. Full sun to partial shade is ideal for this plant. It does well in dry soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  nauseous odor Fragrance parts  Flowers Fragrance intensity  Mild Fragrance category  Nauseous Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Syringa villosa is a woody perennial. Villous lilac (locally known in some parts as late lilac) is deciduous in nature.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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