We had two large lilac trees beside my house when I was young. My sister and I use to pick the flowers and suck out the honey. What a beautiful smell too.

We had two large lilac trees beside my house when I was young. My sister and I use to pick the flowers and suck out the honey. What a beautiful smell too.

In the language of flowers, purple lilacs are the symbol of first love. Country Living.

12 Facts Every Lilac Lover Should Know

In the language of flowers, purple lilacs are the symbol of first love. Country Living.

How to Grow and Care for Lilacs in your cottage garden, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

How to Grow Lilacs

How to Grow and Care for Lilacs in your cottage garden, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

"Cotton Candy" French Lilacs - Garden Chic

"Cotton Candy" French Lilacs - Garden Chic

Yellow Lilacs I beleive the real colour is more of a creamy pale yellow but still this is gorgeous.

Yellow Lilacs I beleive the real colour is more of a creamy pale yellow but still this is gorgeous.

lilac blooms by VORONA.BEL Reminds me of being a kid...the big lilac bush in the yard was my absolute favorite!

lilac blooms by VORONA.BEL Reminds me of being a kid...the big lilac bush in the yard was my absolute favorite!

Lilacs in ironstone.  Clockwise from upper right: Pale pink ‘Maiden’s Blush,’ common white, double-flowered ‘Beauty of Moscow,’ ‘Monge,’ common white, ‘President Grevy’ (blue), and common purple.

The most highly scented lilacs

Lilacs in ironstone. Clockwise from upper right: Pale pink ‘Maiden’s Blush,’ common white, double-flowered ‘Beauty of Moscow,’ ‘Monge,’ common white, ‘President Grevy’ (blue), and common purple.

Aiken House & Gardens: The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Aiken House & Gardens: The Color Purple

Itsy Bits and Pieces: A Little Spring Beauty...lilacs always remind me of spring on the farm as I was growing up!

Itsy Bits and Pieces: A Little Spring Beauty...lilacs always remind me of spring on the farm as I was growing up!

The Complete Old Farmer's Almanac guide to Lilacs: How to plant, grow, and cultivate Lilacs. Information for Lilacs on Almanac.com!

Lilacs

The Complete Old Farmer's Almanac guide to Lilacs: How to plant, grow, and cultivate Lilacs. Information for Lilacs on Almanac.com!

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