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1931
George Pring patents his widely popular water lily hybrid, Nymphaea of St. Louis. It was the first patent attributed to the Missouri Botanical Garden.


Lily Pools and Main Gate. Nymphaea, Mrs. G.H. Pring in foreground. Mounted with PHO 2006-2269

During this period George Pring and other Garden staff help maintain the Garden's visability nationwide by publishing articles in various nationally circulated magazines including the Ladies Home Journal among others.

 

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