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Best placement of lilac bushes

I live in Central Nassau County, Long Island, New York, and, as a child, grew up with lilac bushes galore. My Uncle in Massachusetts just cut me a handful of transplantable lilacs and I want to know the best place on my property to plant them. In the sunniest or not so sunny or somewhat shady area?
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Lilacs bloom best in full sun. They'll tolerate some shade if you've got no other options, but full sun is best.

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