Tree Lilac – Syringa reticulata

Location: McNair School, at lower level entrance

Tree lilac is a small tree or large shrub growing about 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide. It produces fragrant, creamy flowers that grow in upright panicles to 12 inches long in late spring. The leaves are lanceolate to ovate, dark-green in summer but exhibit no fall color.

Beautifying University City, MO