Today's bloom is Common Lilac 'Sensation' (Syringa vulgaris)

Bloom of the Day for July 22nd, 2010:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Violet/Lavender, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 7b

Height: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing: 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

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bonehead wrote:
Gorgeous lilac!! I only have the common ones (white, pale, and dark lilac) from my Mom's old garden which I treasure as childhood memories - but wowsie, these newer cultivars are sure stunning. Beautiful photo.

mosquitoflats wrote:
It is a beautiful one but unfortunately died a couple of years ago. I would definitely replace it if I ever find another although for now there is a yellow magnolia in its old spot.