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Lilac

Flower Pictures of Lilacs


Basic Lilac Flower Information


Common Names
Lilac

Scientific Name
Genus species Lilac
Family Oleaceae

History
Since Victorian times, a special meaning has attached to flowers. Native to Europe and the temperate zones of Asia, lilacs are popular spring flowers, prized for their delicate blooms and their heady fragrance.

Lilac Flower Meaning
youthful innocence

Lilacs are, also, associated with:

Astrological Flowers
Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20)

Birth Month Flower
N/A

Floral Design Qualities For Lilacs


Type Of Use: Flower

Form: Mass/Form

Fragrance: Strong

Line: N/A

Silhouette: Dense/Oval

Blossom Texture: Satin

Stem Size: 12-22”

Blossom Size: >1/2”

Vase Life: 3-7 Days

Lilac Design Uses
An attractive accent in spring arrangements. For simplicity, use lilacs in a vase alone.

Lilac Flower Colors
Red/purples, purples, whites/ivories

General Flower Availability
Spring, Summer, Fall.

Wedding Flower Availability
Spring, Summer, Fall.

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