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

Bloom of the Day for June 20th, 2011:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 7b

Height: 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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pirl wrote:
Wow! Lush, great color, and beautiful.

Calif_Sue wrote:
Oh, that's the color I want!

Kell wrote:
I agree, hard not to want to bath your garden in this color! So many blooms, so clear. Notice the blooms are pendent. I wonder if just too heavy or if the cultivar.

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locakelly wrote:
Beautiful! I miss being able to grow Lilacs soooooooooooo much!