Lilac is a perennial, deciduous, beautifully flowering shrub (tree), reaching a height of 3 – 7 m. So, well known not only for its decorative effect, but also for its healing properties (in folk medicine). Refers to long-lived plants (can grow up to 100 years). Differs in high cold and frost resistance. Some of its varieties can withstand temperatures down to -60 ° C. Wild lilacs are common in Europe, Asia (especially China), and Japan. Its homeland is presumably the Balkans.

There are many varietal varieties of this plant, differing in the size and shape of the crown, leaves, flowers, the beginning of flowering, the variety of color of inflorescences and their aroma. Due to its unpretentious care and resistance to pests, a gas-polluted and dusty environment, lilacs are often used in alley plantings, for landscaping streets, parks, squares. Lilac easily tolerates pruning and shaping, which contributes to the creation of hedges and borders from it. It has a powerful root system, so lilac bushes located along a fence or fence in a garden plot can serve as a screen and windbreak for less resistant crops. So, the plant is very popular in flower arrangements (floristry) and in landscape design (in single and group plantings).

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