Syringa

Syringa belongs to the olive family: Oleaceae It is a small three or shrub which is mostly known for it’s attractive sweet smelling flowers. And we’re not the only ones enjoying the Syringa; butterflies love this shrub too! The Syringa is native to Southeastern Europe, where it grows mainly on rocky hillsides. The Syringa blooms from June till August. There are many varieties and different colours: purple, lilac, white, pink, blue and everything in between. The Syringa is a symbol of domestic happiness, nostalgia, first love and innocence.

  •   Properties
    Scientific name
    Syringa vulgaris
    Family
    Oleaceae (Olijffamilie)
    Synonyms
    Lilac
    Origin
    South Eastern of Europe
    Meaning
    Trust
    Shelf life
    More than 14 days
    Season
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
                           
  •   Care tips florists

    - have you get syringa with a big bunch of leaves, remove some because to much leaves can lead to limp flowers.

    - put the syringa in a realy clean vase! and add the specific Syringa flower food.

    - use warm water (not hot!) 

    - don't put the flowers in the sun of in a drafty place 

    - tell your costumers they really need to cut the stems before they put them in the vase.
      And that they need to do that with a sharp knife and not with a secateurs!

    - Give your costumers special syringa food. 

     

  •   Care tips consumers

    - to prevent that the Syringa turns limp it's better to remove all the leaves

    - cut the stems with a sharp knife, don't use a secateurs.

    - place the flowers in a clean vase with fresh water!

    - don't place the flowers in the sun and also not in a drafty place

    - check the water niveau in the vase daily because the syringa is a thirsty flower!