Tulipmania: Five Centuries of Mystery and Madness

Date: 
Friday, March 6, 2009 to Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Location: 
Church Exhibition Gallery, Lyman Plant House

Intro | Exhibit Image Gallery

Anna Pavord, best-selling author of The Tulip, provides the text for this beautifully illustrated exhibit.
RichlyAnna Pavord colored graphic panels tell the story of this beautiful and enigmatic flower, which ultimately becomes the object of obsession in 17th century Europe.

Anna Pavord is the gardening correspondent for Britain's The Independent and The Observer. Her book, The Tulip, is an international best seller. Her latest book, The Naming of Names: The Search for Order in the World of Plants, is an adventure into botanical history.