Lilacs, Lilacs, and Lilacs, Oh My!


Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:00am to 10:00am


Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
Chris McArdle, Arboretum Docent

Location: Map Table by the ponds

Come for the lilacs, stay for the tour on a special walk in the Syringa (lilac) collection with docent Chris McArdle. Chris trained with former Head Plant Propagator and lilac expert, Jack Alexander. Within the collection itself, she will give you a thorough view into the rich history of the many varieties of this well-loved, and Arboretum-renowned plant.

Meet at the map table by the ponds, up from the Forest Hills Gate.

For cancellations due to weather, please call 617 384-5209

Free, registration is requested at