Harry Truman’s Botanical Grounds

As you walk the grounds of The Little White House you’ll notice a perfectly landscaped and arranged garden around the perimeters of the property.

There are 20 identified botanics:

  1. Avocado
  2. Coconut Palm
  3. Croton
  4. Curly Boy Croton
  5. Date Palm
  6. Florida Soapberry
  7. Florida Thatch Palm
  8. Gumbo Limbo
  9. Hibiscus
  10. Jackaranda
  11. Mango
  12. Mexican Fan Palm
  13. Monkey Grass
  14. Royal Poinciana
  15. Sapodilla
  16. Spanish Almond
  17. Split Leaf Philodendrum
  18. St. Augustine Grass
  19. Palmetto Blade
  20. West Indies Mahogany (45 orchids rest on the mahogany tree on the North Lawn in representation of the U.S. Presidents)

The Botanical is free to all who wish to explore the grounds. For information please come visit us at Harry S. Truman’s Little White House!

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