About the Lilac
- White Persian :
The White Persian Lilac, Syringa x
persica 'alba', is a spreading, graceful
shrub with arching branches, reaching 4 to 8
feet in height, 5 to 10 feet spread. This
deciduous shrub has dark green foliage.
The pale lilac flowers are fragrant, late
spring blooming, abundantly produced on 2 to
3 inch long panicles. A reasonably compact
lilac for the smaller garden, and shrub
border. Introduced 1614.