The capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is as famous for its soaring monuments and iconic museums, as it is for housing Presidents and the Federal Government. From the White House to DuPont Circle, to Foggy Bottom and beyond, 1800Flowers offers same-day flower delivery across the D.C. metropolitan region.
1. Washington, D.C.'s official flower is the American Beauty Rose.
2. The city's most famous garden, The White House Rose Garden, dates back to 1913 and is where many Presidential Speeches and outdoor ceremonies take place.
3. Located on a tidal marsh, D.C.'s Kenilworth Aquatic Garden is the only national park dedicated to aquatic plants.
4. Hillwood Gardens offers more than 3500 varieties of flowers and plants, including a stunning Japanese style garden.
5 .The best time of year to visit Washington, DC is early spring, when the National Cherry Blossom Festival is in full swing. White and pink blossoms blanket the city, commemorating the gift of cherry trees from Japan to the city in 1912. Visit Washington D.C.'s parks and gardens: Explore the Franciscan Monastery Gardens, National Arboretum, Potomac Park and the U.S. Botanic Garden.
Main Attractions - National Mall, The United States Capitol, Smithsonian Museums, Washington Monument, The National Gallery of Art, the White House.
Neighborhoods - For a glimpse of local Washington D.C. life, check out DuPont Circle, Shaw, Adams Morgan, Logan Circle, Colombia Heights, Georgetown and Capitol Hill.
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The city's international flair and the fact that D.C. is a walking-friendly city.
The lack of parking citywide and people who stand on the left side of the metro escalators (the rule is: stand on the right, walk on the left).
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