The park preserves and maintains a variety of historical vegetation on the grounds including a wide variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs, and vines.
Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
Shingle Oak (Quercus ambricaria)
Flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)
Vanhoutte/Bumalda spirea (Spirea x bumalda)
Common lilac (Syringa valgaris)
Sweet mock orange (Philadelphus coronarius)
Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii)
Showy border forsythia (Forsythia intermedia)
Modern Roses (Rosa)
Perennials, Bulbs, & Vines
Common Peony (Paeonia officinalis)
Periwinkle (Vinca minor)
Amur Grape (Vitus amurensis)
Did You Know?
When Harry Truman lived there (1906-1917), his family’s farm was 600 acres in area. That was four times the size of the average Missouri farm at that time.