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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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Camellias and Rhododendrons, Oh My!

For those of you following my blog, you know how I love to photograph in certain, local botanical gardens during the springtime and other seasons. With the cold weather behind us, things are really popping now in the blooms department! … 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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Rhododendrons in Bloom

It’s the middle of March and I am thrilled to see that so many flowers are blooming right now: Cherry Blossoms, Flowering Plums, Daffodils, Camellias—the usual early bloomers, AND the Rhododendrons! We had a spat of very mild temps recently … Continue reading

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February’s Early Blooms

Signs of an early spring abound with a few flowers peeping out here and there. I visited my favorite botanical garden, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, located in Federal Way, Washington. I was surprised to see so many rhododendrons already … Continue reading

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