Syringa x chinensis ‘Lilac Sunday’

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications

May 8, 2015

Syringa 'Lilac Sunday'

Syringa x chinensis ‘Lilac Sunday’

Syringa 'Lilac Sunday'

Syringa ‘Lilac Sunday’

‘Lilac Sunday’ (the lilac) was named in honor of Lilac Sunday (the event), an annual celebration of the Arboretum’s extensive and beautiful lilac (Syringa) collection. This Arboretum-introduced Chinese lilac cultivar is a floriferous fountain of bloom, its branches loaded with fragrant pale purple flowers each spring. Read more about the selection and introduction of ‘Lilac Sunday’.
Arnoldia 57/1, 1997

— Nancy Rose, Editor of Arnoldia

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