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Welcome to the official home of the New Hampshire Governor's Lilac and Wildflower Commission.

Established by Governor John H. Sununu in 1984, the goal of the Governor's Lilac and Wildflower Commission is to promote extensive planting, propogation and care of lilacs and wildflowers throughout New Hampshire.

These efforts are accomplished through agricultural, educational, and horticultural programs, and through local community projects that involve schools, youth groups, 4-H and Garden Clubs and other civic organizations. more...

Due to the unfortunate circumstances surrounding COVID-19, Coronavirus the 2020 Lilac Photo Contest has been cancelled. Please check back in 2021.

Thank you from the Commission


Photo Contest Entry Information
This year's Lilac Photo Contest information is available for download


Photo Contest Winners Announced
August 30, 2019 - The Governor's Lilac and Wildflower Commission has recently announced winners of their 2019 Lilac Photo Contest. Winning photographs highlight lilac plantings in various New Hampshire community settings taken during the 2019 growing season.

2012 Winners

Winners included:
Grand Prize Winner - Eric Simon, Deering, NH
2nd Place - Christine Duerr, Atkinson, NH
3rd Place - Marti Warren, Amherst, NH
4th Place - Paula Parker, Portsmouth NH

View the complete list of winners and the winning photos (recommended for faster internet connections).


Promotional Items
Lilac and Wildflower items available for purchase.

While they last … The Lilac Photo Calendars (14 month) are here.

Governor’s Lilac and Wildflower Commission | 7 Hazen Drive | PO Box 483 | Concord, NH 03302-0483

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