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April 5 – 19, 1914

French hydrangeas, Easter lilies, cyclamen, roses and tulips took center stage for this year’s spring spectacle from Superintendent James Moore and company, which also permitted guests to marvel at “sensitive plants” that droop at the slightest touch.

Spring Flower Show 1914

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