Q. I’ve been told that the name of your flower show has changed a bit over the years. Can you tell me more?


The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been holding flower shows since its first one in 1829.

Our annual spring multi-day show has had the following names over the years:


1925-1964: Philadelphia Flower Show

1965-1970: Spring Flower Show

1971-1980: Philadelphia Flower and Garden Show

1981-2009: Philadelphia Flower Show

2010-2012: Philadelphia International Flower Show

2013:         PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Source: PHS archives; PHS Yearbook for 1981. p. 10 (link below)

  • Last Updated Jan 08, 2019
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  • Answered By Janet Evans

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