Flowering Shrub. Lilac bushes act as a focal point in the landscape while in bloom. The large flower spikes adds to the attractiveness of the shrub when planted as a border or edging plant.What Are the Health Benefits of Lilac? | LEAFtv
The lilac flowers are typically purple, although recently created hybrid breeds can be white, blue or yellow. The flowers of the lilac are recognizable by their sweet aroma, which is most powerful when the flowers are in bloom, although the blooming period only lasts for a few weeks.Lilac Flowers – an Edible and Medicinal Treat « Feral ...
Most resources that I have found (random blogs, pfaf.org, A Modern Herbal) list that the medicinal benefits of Lilac come from the leaves and fruit. Apparently, it was used as a tea or infusion historically, and has been used as a anti-periodic.Japanese tree lilac | The Morton Arboretum
Signature™ Japanese tree lilac (Syringa reticulata ssp. reticulata 'Sigzam'): Flower clusters more rounded and smaller than those of 'Ivory Silk'. Flowers a week or two later than 'Ivory Silk'. Flowers a week or two later than 'Ivory Silk'.Lilac Tree Information | Hunker
The advantage to planting a lilac tree instead of a lilac bush is shade and lifespan. Lilac bushes only reach a height of 10 feet, while a tree can grow up to 30 feet and be 15 feet wide or more. Lilac trees have an average lifespan of 100 years.