Flasharino
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What variety of lilac is this?

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.

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Re: What variety of lilac is this?

there are several deep purple lilacs (the one you pictured is gorgeous!)

Frank Klager:

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https://threehundredandsixtysix.files.wo ... 0_6241.jpg

Ludwig Spaeth:

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https://www.lilacs.com/photos/ludspaeth.jpg

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

Yankee Doodle:

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https://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/ ... e0b1c6.jpg

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