This flowering woody plant is family of the olive three (Oleaceae). Syringa originally only grew in Southeast Europe, specific in
the Balkan area, it grew there on rocky hillsides. The flowers are
famous because of the attractive, sweet-smelling flowers. The name
Syringa is derived from the old ancient Greek word syrinx, meaning
pipe or tube. A reference to the hollow branches of the plant. The
common English name for Syringa is Lilac, this is a reference to
the light purple color of the flowers.