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LILACIA PARK, Lombard

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Lilacia Park, an 8.5acre garden, is located at 150 South Park Avenue, Lombard, Illinois. It specializes in lilacs and tulips. It is open to the public daily.The garden was established by Colonel William Plum and his wife, Helen, who visited the lilac gardens of famous breeder Victor Lemoine (1823-1911), in Nancy, France. They returned with two cuttings (Mme. Casimir Perier, a double white, and Michel Buchner, a double light purple), which formed the basis of today's collection. After the Colonel's death in 1927 the grounds were left to the city as a public park.The park now features more than 200 varieties of lilacs and 50 varieties of tulips, as well as a greenhouse, historical building, picnic areas, and drinking fountains.
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  • It's a lovely show of tulips and hyacinths, but the lilacs are the best. The scents are heavenly and the show goes on for a few weeks. Such a beautiful thing to see! The people in the park are very fr...  more »
  • .... especially if you hit it when the lilacs are in bloom. But for me, I live in Lombard and manage to get there often.... after all, the public library is right there also.  more »
  • The holiday lights here are the best, and it is a lovely little place to walk anytime. There are so many lights at the holidays and they even have a little hot chocolate stand. It's right by the libra...  more »
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  • Summer, fall, winter, and spring... Any season brings exceptional beauty to this cozy park. Lilacs and other flowers bring wonderful smells and the tall, older trees give lots of shade on the hot days.
  • great, Great, GREAT! Lovely park to walk and relax. Benches are available for resting. Walk paths are easy to traverse. Ample street parking.
  • It's very calm and has lots of flowers. There are little placards that have tho g about the types of flowers written on them. The flowers smell really nice and the lights during Christmas time are amazing.
  • Cute little park. Nice stroll around is 5 minutes. Couple of nice shops close by and library.
  • Nice park. The smells are heavenly when the Lilacs are in bloom.

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