Today's bloom is Syringa 'Sarah Sands' (Syringa vulgaris)

Bloom of the Day for January 19th, 2013:

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 2a to Zone 7b

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

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

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pirl wrote:
Love the color!

sallyg wrote:
It is gorgeous. Before enlarging the photo, I thought it was a butterfly bush , set of blooms arranged to look like a butterfly.

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Beautiful! I'm Sooooo looking forward to the fragrance filling the air Soon... LOL

petralittledog wrote:
Lilacs always bring back the scent of my Grandmothers lilac hedge on the north side of her house. They do smell so wonderful.

sunkissed wrote:
Wow, isn't that gorgeous!