French Lilacs are Syringa vulgaris common lilacs with double flowers. A french hybrid Lilac on the other hand is any Lilac first introduced in France (buyer beware). We grow as many French Lilacs as we can so we can sell them during our Retail Plant Sale at The Flowering Shrub Farm in Voorheesville, NY 12186. We propagate and grow hundreds of own root plants every year. If you want to purchase contact me. Reload this page if there is a chance your computer has it cached. Scroll down! Continued at bottom of page. If the pictures don't open click here.

'EDWARD J GARDNER' Pink double flowers Crop 082 Lilac (S. vulgaris) in the field (12) Zones 3 thru 8, Syringa vulgaris to around 10 feet, double pink flowers bloom for several weeks in late spring, the best double pink flowered lilac (Gardner, <1950). Double flowering pink french lilac, one of my favorites. Edward Gardner (1891-1952) was a nurseryman in Horicon, Wisconsin. Click on a lilac picture to open a larger version.

'ADELAIDE DUNBAR' Purple double flowers Crop 077 Lilac (S. vulgaris) Zones 3 thru 8, double purple flowers bloom for several weeks in late spring, (Dunbar, 1916). Mr Dunbar worked in Rochester, NY.

'AMI SCHOTT' Blue double flowers Crop 022 Lilac (S. vulgaris) Zones 3 thru 8, double, blue flowers with silvery reverse, bloom for several weeks in late spring, (Lemoine, 1933).

'AUCUBAEFOLIA' Blue double flowers Crop 076 Lilac also called 'Dappled Dawn' (S. vulgaris) Zones 3 thru 8, sport of 'President Grevy' growing around 10 feet tall, variegated green and gold leaves, double blue flowers. Introduced by Auguste Gouchault (1851-1936) who was a nurseryman in Orleans, France.

'CHARLES JOLY' Purple double flowers Crop 042 Lilac (S. vulgaris) Zones 3 thru 8, double purple-red flowers bloom for several weeks in late spring, (Lemoine, 1896).

'KRASAVITSA MOSKVY' White double flowers from pink buds Crop 084 Lilac (S. vulgaris) Kolesnikov, 1974

'MICHEL BUCHNER' Pink double flowers Crop 045 Lilac Syringa vulgaris double with lilac pink flowers (Lemoine, ).

'NADEZHDA' Bicolor blue double flowers Crop 072 Lilac (S. vulgaris) Zones 3 thru 8, double lilac-blue flowers bloom for several weeks in late spring, (Kolesnikov, <1970). Leonid Kolesnikov (1893-1973) was a hybridist in Moscow, U.S.S.R.

'PAUL THIRION' Red double flowers Crop 070 Lilac (S. vulgaris) Zones 3 thru 8, deep reddish-pink double flowers for several weeks in spring (Lemoine, 1915). Mr Lemoine (1862-1943) was a nurseryman in Nancy, France.

'PRESIDENT GREVY' Blue double flowers Crop 052 Lilac Syringa vulgaris double with blue flowers (Lemoine, ).

'PRESIDENT POINCAIRE' Magenta double flowers Crop 089 Lilac (S. vulgaris) Zones 3 thru 8, magenta-red double flowers and usually grow to 10 or 12 feet (Lemoine, 1913).

All the Lilacs we grow are listed on Lilacbuy.

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