Purchase A Membership
ILS Member Benefits
Receive the quarterly journal LILACS, the quality full-color publication of the ILS.
Access to a sortable spreadsheet index of all past quarterly journals, as well as to online versions of all journals.
Receive an annual member directory.
Attend the annual ILS convention held at different gardens and arboreta featuring established lilac collections in bloom (fee for activities).
New members receive PDF versions of two lilac booklets: “Lilacs” by John Alexander, and “Lilacs: A New Hampshire Perspective” by John Bentley, which teach proper lilac culture and maintenance for your lilacs.
Opportunity to obtain rare and hard-to-find lilacs for your garden.
Access to the world’s largest lilac color photo database of over 10,000 pictures and 1400 cultivars.
Access to a sortable spreadsheet version of the Register of lilac cultivar names, maintained by the ILS, allowing searches for whatever information you need.
Obtain available publications about lilacs at discount prices.
Participate in the ILS Robin email Chat.
Access to articles on lilacs published by other organizations.
Access to a list of lilac events around the world.
Access to a list of lilac collections and gardens around the world.
Access to links for lilac specialty sellers.
Commercial members can be listed on the ILS Retail and Wholesale website pages.
Eligible to vote for ILS members of the Board of Directors and annual business.
Receive results of ILS-funded research or authorized benefits.