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April 5 – 19, 1903

Superintendent William Falconer and his team assembled all the colorful blooms of spring for this year’s show, including a Victoria Room filled with ascension lilies, a “Holland garden” featuring tulips and narcissus, a Sunken Garden laden with orange azaleas, and a “Nymphia House” with climbing arches of roses. 

Spring Flower Show 1903 Spring Flower Show 1903

Photos courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection