UPDATE: Phipps will reopen to members on Sat., June 6 and to the public on Sat., June 13. All tickets must be purchased in advance, and new safety protocols are required. Learn more about how you can join us!

March 13 – April 10, 1983

This year's spring show kicked off a year-long celebration of the Victorian era to coincide with the Conservatory's 90th anniversary. In the displays, tulips, hyacinths and azaleas were joined by figures in period clothing and a miniature replica of an 1800s hedge maze.


Exhibition Room A

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring

Japanese Room

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring

Broderie Room

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring

Economic Room

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Old-Fashioned Room

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring

Exhibition Room B

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring