It's Lilac time again!
I love this time of year! I owe the existance of these plants to our office manager, who loves lilacss. We at work bought these bushes for her and planted them outside the front window. The scent is incredible in the late afternoon, after they've been baking in the sun!
I've been threatening to shovel prune this Beauty of Moscow lilac for several years, as it's never really done much. But our office manager has always stayed my hand -- and this year I'm awfully glad!
Old reliable; our 9-10 year-old "Sensation" lilac:
And our reblooming Josee. The follow-up bloom has varied wildly from year to year, but it's never had so spectacular a spring bloom:
Sigh. I love lilacs...