Nov. 9 – 30, 1969

The 75th annual “diamond anniversary” celebration of fall at Phipps included a giant diamond built from white chrysanthemums as its centerpiece, and many previously unseen domestic and Japanese varieties of the popular flower were showcased in Pittsburgh for the first time.


Palm Court

Fall Flower Show 1969

Sunken Garden

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Japanese Room

Fall Flower Show 1969

Broderie Room

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South Conservatory

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Modern Room

Fall Flower Show 1969

Old-Fashioned Room

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Border Garden

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Orchid Room

Fall Flower Show 1969