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Japanese Tree Lilac

japanese tree lilac

Common Name: Japanese Tree Lilac

Botanical Name: Syringa reticulata

Plant Type: Tree

Plant Size: 20-30 feet

Typical Bloom Time: June to July

The Japanese Tree Lilac is native to Northern Japan, but grows very well in the United States. Its fragrant blooms range from a bright white to an off-white. This tree grows well with full sun and well-drained soil.

Photo by Phillip Merritt

Park Locations

Conservatory Garden

East side from 104th to 106th Street