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)