Floral Library

Title

Floral Library

Description

Also known as the Tulip Library, the Floral Library was established in 1969 as part of Lady Bird Johnson's Capital Beautification Project. The 'library' has 93 flower beds maintained by the National Park Service. These beds feature either tulips or annuals depending on the planting season. The flowers require up to 10,000 bulbs to be planted by hand each year.

Source

National Park Service. View original.

Date

1969

Coverage

Physical Description

One and a half acre garden.

Location

Near the Tidal Basin at Maine and Independence Avenues, SW, Washington, DC.

Description

Also known as the Tulip Library, the Floral Library was established in 1969 as part of Lady Bird Johnson's Capital Beautification Project. The 'library' has 93 flower beds maintained by the National Park Service. These beds feature either tulips or annuals depending on the planting season. The flowers require up to 10,000 bulbs to be planted by hand each year.

Date

1969

Coverage

1950-1979

Source

National Park Service. View original.