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It’s Azalea Time!

Along with Rhododendrons blooming are Azaleas. Do you know what the major difference is between these two flowers? Azaleas are actually a Rhododendron species, but the major, physical difference between the two is the number of stamen each has. Azaleas … Continue reading

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June Blooms

Golden Chain It’s now June! I’ve watched the metamorphosis of my favorite botanical garden, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, throughout the spring season. I feel somewhat melancholy each June as I say goodbye to the wilting and dying, spring blooms in … Continue reading

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Floral Show Stoppers

It’s getting near the end of the spring bloom season in a lot of gardens. The rhododendrons are hardy, though, and can bloom well into June. As a lot of my blog followers know, I frequent a favorite garden of … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to the Spring Blooms

May is just about gone and, along with it, our lovely spring flowers. We’re so blessed in our corner of the world here in Western Washington to have such exuberant flora. (We’ve got the rain all winter long to thank … Continue reading

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Giants in Bloom

Giant Himalayan Lily (Cardiocrinum giganteum) It’s time for the Giant Himalayan Lily blooms! These are a must see at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way, Washington, and they are in bloom right now. If you’ve never seen one … Continue reading

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