Originally Posted by bargoo
Jen. I grew up on Minnesota and am used to seeing the lilacs blooming in the spring. How glorious ! Lilacs will grow in California but any blooms you get are apt to be wimpy. They need that cold winter to form blooms . I miss them and their wonderful fragrance
Is that right? I never knew that!
I just love lilacs - they bloom here in mid to late May and are a sure sign to me that spring has arrived. I always roll my windows down and just inhale deeply when I pull into my driveway!! I wish they bloomed all summer long!