509. ‘Sarah Sands’ Lilac

‘Sarah Sands’ Lilac

Syringa vulgaris ‘Sarah Sands’

Accession 343-2004*A

With purple flowers a similar color to ‘Hulda,’ this upright lilac commands less space. Introduced by Theodore Havemeyer of New York, it was, like ‘Charm,’ not added to the official Register of Lilacs until the 1940’s, several years after his death.