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The Tulsa Municipal Rose Garden was constructed with hand labor and teams of horses as a W.P.A. project in 1934 and 1935.

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The Rose Garden’s five terraces begin at the top of a gentle slope and end 900 feet west at Peoria Avenue. English ivy-covered stone walls and steps connect the different levels. Pools or fountains are found on all levels. Junipers, clematis, and magnolia trees are all found amidst the wide array of roses in the gardens.

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Presently, there are approximately 5,000 rose plants representing nearly 250 varieties in the Rose Garden. The roses bloom from May until frost (usually in November), but the peak bloom period is from mid-May through June and again in October.

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