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What variety of lilac is this?

Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:56 pm
by Flasharino
I saw this lilac a while ago when walking about the neighborhood. It was the darkest, plum purple color lilac I have ever seen. I know that the photo is not the best, but can anyone identify it? It was a single floret.


Re: What variety of lilac is this?

Posted: Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:40 am
by rainbowgardener
there are several deep purple lilacs (the one you pictured is gorgeous!)

Frank Klager:

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Ludwig Spaeth:


others include Dark Knight, Znamya Lenina, Monge, Arch McKean

Yankee Doodle:

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and others. Have fun looking them out and trying to figure it out!