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Lotus and Water Lilies at the Kenilworth Aquatic Garden

Washington is said to be a former wetland, so no wonder you can find blooming water flowers

Lotus and Water Lilies at the Kenilworth Aquatic Garden in Washington, D.C. - Best Time
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Robert Lyle Bolton

Kenilworth Park is as close to wild wetland as you can get in Washington. In the middle of summer, many locals and visitors flock here to see massive blooms of lotus and water lilies. You can come just to observe nature or attend a special Lotus and Water Lilies Festival featuring many cultural and educational exhibits.

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