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March 28 – April 20, 1947

A “sunken garden” — different in design and location than the one we know today — made its debut this year alongside a carpet of cineraria and more than 16,000 tulips, hyacinths, lilies and other flowers in this year’s show.


Palm Court

Spring Flower Show 1947

Sunken Garden

Spring Flower Show 1947

Cloister Garden

Spring Flower Show 1947

South Conservatory

Spring Flower Show 1947