The Postal Service will celebrate the natural beauty of botanical parks, country estates and other flowering areas when it releases its American Gardens stamps Wednesday, May 13.
The pane of 20 Forever stamps will feature 10 photographs taken at gardens across the nation between 1996 and 2014. Each garden depicted on the stamps is open to the public.
The gardens shown are Biltmore Estate Gardens (North Carolina), Brooklyn Botanic Garden (New York), Chicago Botanic Garden (Illinois), Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Dumbarton Oaks Garden (Washington, DC), Huntington Botanical Gardens (California), Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park (Florida), Norfolk Botanical Garden (Virginia), Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (Ohio) and Winterthur Garden (Delaware).
Allen Rokach took the photographs, while Ethel Kessler served as art director and designer.
The stamps will be available at Post Offices and usps.com.
Last month, the Postal Service canceled the dedication ceremony for the stamps due to social distancing guidance.