It is said that lilac has magic powers. It’s main use was to dispel evil Planting this bush in front of a building was said to ensure a peaceful life for the owner of the building and to protect property.
In the middle of the 16th centruy, lilac was brought by the German emperor, Augerius von Busberg from Turkish Constantinople to Vienna, to the court gardens there. This almost magically fragrant bush immediately caught people’s attention and gained popularity, spreading to the rest of Europe.
Lilac, it is said, acquires a strange magial power on the eve of the first of May. Especially if it is collected during a full moon. Come with us to a magical lilac garden, following the trail of this mysterious plant.