Lilacs

Nothing says spring like the showy fragrant blooms on Lilacs.  Lilacs are showy shrubs that come in a variety of sizes and colours.  They grow best in full sun in any average, well-drained soil.  When choosing a lilac for your yard, it is important to note that some lilacs sucker and others don’t.  Here is a list of suckering vs. non-suckering varieties to help you choose the right variety for you landscape.

Suckering Varieties

Agincourt Beauty

Beauty of Moscow

Belle de Nancy

Bloomerang

Charles Joly

Charm

Congo

Dappled Dawn

Katherine Havenmeyer

Konchalovskii

Ludwig Spaeth

Madame Lemoine

Monge

Paul Thirion

Prairie Petite

President Grevy

President Lincoln

Sarah Sands

Sensation

Wedgewood Blue


 

Non-Suckering Varieties

Fairytail Series

Prince Charming

Tinkerbell

Hyacinth Flowered:

Assessippi

Maiden’s Blush

Mount Baker

Pocahontas

Dwarf:

Josee

Dwarf Korean

Miss Kim

Preston Hybrids:

Donald Wyman

James McFarlane

Minuet

Miss Canada

Royalty