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2014 ILS Convention Update

2014 ILS Convention
2014 ILS Convention Photo
photo courtesy of David Gressley


The 2014 ILS Convention was held in Cleveland, Ohio May 1st - 3rd.



Results of 2014 ILS “Lilac Popularity Poll”


During the 2014 ILS convention, a poll was taken to determine participants' favorite lilacs.  The top five 2013 results are:


1. Syringa vulgaris 'Krasavitsa Moskvy' (Beauty of Moscow)
2. Syringa x hyachinthiflora 'Maiden's Blush'
3. Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'
4. Syringa vulgaris 'Monge'

Tied for 5th place with 3 votes each
  • Syringa vulgaris 'Albert Holden'
  • Syringa vulgaris 'Nadezdha'
  • Syringa x hyachinthiflora 'Declaration'
  • Syringa vulgaris 'Edward J. Gardner'
  • Syringa x hyachinthiflora  'Sweetheart'
  • Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly'
  • Syringa x hyachinthiflora 'Betsy Ross'
  • Syringa vulgaris 'Yankee Doodle'
  • Syringa vulgaris 'Avalanche'
  • Syringa vulgaris 'Frederick Law Olmsted'