Lilacs have one of the most recognized scents around and they’re so easy to grow. For the best blooms, skip the fertilizer — too many nutrients, especially nitrogen, will give you lovely foliage but few flowers.
Blooms White, purple, pink or blue single or double flowers from late spring to early summer
Light Full sun
Soil Humus-rich, well-drained
Size 8 to 15 ft. tall, 6 to 10 ft. wide
Cold-hardy USDA zones 3 to 8
Heat-tolerant AHS zones 8 to 1