Lilacs are a garden favorite. The flowers smell lovely, and the plants are known for being tough and low-maintenance. But they aren’t totally immune to issues. When lilac diseases strike, they can spell disaster for your plants. Learn how to identify and address the seven most common lilac diseases in this guide.
With gorgeous purple flowers and a sweet perfume, lilacs are a classic in the spring garden and easily cultivated throughout the landscape. New cultivars make it possible to enjoy these beautiful woody shrubs even in areas with mild winters! Read our guide now for all the details on how to grow lilacs.
With generous panicles of beautiful, fragrant flowers, the allure of lilacs is powerful. If you don’t have the space for a mature, 30-foot specimen, a good option is to grow dwarf varieties in containers – a smart solution for decks, patios, and other small spaces. Learn how to grow lilacs in pots and planters here.
If you love lilacs you may not know that there are a number of different types, in shades of pink, purple, and white. Some boast delicate blossoms while others dazzle with double petaled blooms. There are majestic tree types and compact shrubs suitable for container growing. Discover 23 of the best lilac varieties now.