The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will transform into a magnificent explosion of color when Zoo Blooms kicks off this spring. The zoo promises to be a palette of artistic color with a combination of more than 80,000 tulips. As one of only two accredited botanical gardens in Ohio, the Cincinnati Zoo offers one of the largest tulip displays in the Midwest. Dubbed “Tulip Mania,” Zoo Blooms will also feature more than one million daffodils, hyacinths, flowering tress, shrubs and other spring bulbs exploding with color.
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is consistently ranked as one of the top zoo's in the country. Opened in 1875, it is the nation's second oldest zoo and a national historic landmark. The Zoo’s 75 acres house more than 580 animal species and 3,000 plant varieties. Over 1.2 million people visit the Cincinnati Zoo annually. This not-for-profit entity is internationally known for its success in the protection and propagation of endangered animals and plants, and engages in research and conservation projects around the world.