The Lilacs and Jack Alexander

April 26, 2016

Syringa 'Lilac Sunday'

The Lilacs and Jack Alexander


Jack Alexander, Plant Propagator
Wednesday, May 4, 4:30-6:00pm
Location: Map Table at Dawson Pond

Jack Alexander, Arnold Arboretum Plant Propagator, staff member for 40 years, and creator of lilac cultivars ‘Purple Haze’, ‘Lilac Sunday’ and ‘Foxy Lady’, will lead a tour focusing on the lilac collection. Jack is one of the world’s foremost authorities on all plants Syringa (lilac), and author, with Nan Sinton, of Lilacs: Plants of History, Plants for Tomorrow.

Join Jack for an amazing journey through lilac history and the lilac collection at the Arnold Arboretum.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Free, registration required at my.arboretum.harvard.edu

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