Bush Identification Pls, Photo 2

Leandra7(z3a in GP, AB)June 11, 2014

I'm new to this acreage and wondering what kind of bush this is. Thought it was a lilac but I don't see any flower buds.

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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

Looks like lilac,..it could have been pruned hard this spring prior
for sale,..this could explain that you have no flowers.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2014 at 2:08AM
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Ginny McLean_Petite_Garden

Wild lilac? I had one in a yard in Saskatoon that didn't bloom every year. Surprised me when it did and the bloom was not as showy as a domestic lilac. ??? Looks a bit like Mom's old lilac here that still does it's best to bloom around the north west corner of this old house. :)

Ginny

    Bookmark   June 11, 2014 at 3:47AM
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Leandra7(z3a in GP, AB)

Thank you for your comments, yes, maybe this is an older wild lilac as the acreage is 100 years old. I'll keep watching it.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2014 at 8:21AM
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Pudge 2b

I'm thinking that's a Japanese Lilac, Syringa reticulata. It blooms huge white fragrant blossoms a little later than regular lilacs. Their blossoms should be just forming now. Bloom can be sporadic - I have 2 trees, some years they are both full of beautiful blooms, other years only one or the other will bloom heavy and the other will be sparse.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 7:24PM
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