Picture Id: 455148
Unidentified tulips. Established in 1859 as a gift of the successful English b usinessman Henry Shaw, the 26-hectare Missouri Botanical Garden is recognized i nternationally as a research center. The garden is especially notable for its C limatron, a geodesic-dome greenhouse. See "National Geographic," August, 1990, pages 125-4 0 ("Missouri's Garden of Consequence") and "A World of Plants - the Missouri Bo tanical Garden" (Charlene Bry, Marshall R. Crosby and Peter Loewer - New York, 1989) for detailed information about the Missouri Botanical Garden.
THE SAMUELS BULB GARDEN, MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN, SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI.
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