This Schipper Painting No. package paints a picture of a vase filled with a bouquet of lilacs.
Lilac (Syringa vulgaris) is a plant in the olive family (Oleaceae). It is a small tree or shrub which is mostly known for its attractive, sweet-smelling flowers. Normally, the plant reached a height of 3-4 m, but there are also specimens known to 7 m high. The lilac is native to southeastern Europe. In particular, the plant in the wild on rocky hillsides in the Balkans. In many places the species is established. Gardens come in a variety of cultured varieties with flower colors ranging from white to dark purple.