|Syringa villosa is a dense bushy lilac, with erect branches. Foliage is dark green in summer, no fall color. Rosy colored lilacs are early summer blooming, with a fragrance not typical of lilac. Flowers are held on 3 to 7 inch dense panicles, borne on current season's growth. An old fashioned lilac, seldom seen in the species form anymore, lovely in a shrub border. Native to China. Various cultivars are available.