Time for Lilacs

It's time! The lilacs are finally in full bloom and they smell wonderful! Come take a look at our numerous varieties. Most of them are located along the lower portion of the Floral Walk, but you can find other amazing varieties in the Fragrance Garden and Children's Garden.

Syringa julianae 'Hers Variety'

Joseph Hers Lilac       Syringa julianae 'Hers Variety'

 Syringa meyeri 'Palabin'

Compact Meyer Lilac       Syringa meyeri 'Palabin' 

 Syringa vulgaris 'Dappled Dawn'

Dappled Dawn Lilac       Syringa vulgaris 'Dappled Dawn'

Syringa vulgaris 'Sarah Sands'

Sarah Sands Lilac       Syringa vulgaris 'Sarah Sands' 

 Syringa vulgaris 'Slater's Elegance'

Slater's Elegance Lilac       Syringa vulgaris 'Slater's Elegance' 

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'

Sensation Lilac       Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' 

 Syringa x laciniata

Lace-leaf Lilac       Syringa x laciniata

 Our Viburnum collection is also beginning to bloom.  Don't forget to watch for them as you're on your way to the lilacs.  Some are just as fragrant as lilacs.



Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec 24-Jan 1

*On days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, garden hours are 9AM-5PM

Only Service Animals are allowed in the garden


Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $12
Seniors (ages 65+): $10
Military w/ID: $10
Children (ages 3-17): $7
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $10
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February


300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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