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In this book the history of the discovery of lilac species is presented and all of the recognized cultivars are listed and current propagation techniques described. The photographs show lilac colours and landscape/garden uses. Father Fiala is an award-winning hybridizer.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 262 pages
  • 225 x 285mm
  • Batsford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 398 colour photographs, bibliography of lilacs, index
  • 0747010102
  • 9780747010104

Table of contents

The taxonomy and technical considerations of the lilac species; the lilac species from Europe, China, India, Korea and Japan; colour in lilacs; landscaping; companion plants to lilacs; lilac culture; disease, pests and problems; the propagation of lilacs; the lilac hybridizers of yesterday and today.
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