The sight and smell of lilacs in bloom is an experience you won’t want to miss! Lilac bushes come in a many different shapes and sizes. They usually have dark green foliage, and their blossoms range from purple to white — and many colors in between. You can plant several in a row to create an attractive border, hedge or natural windbreak. Some varieties also attract an array of butterflies, bringing even more beauty to your space. Lilac plants can thrive in a wide range of climates, but their cold hardiness makes them especially well suited for northern regions. Lilacs will grace any garden with beauty and fragrance.