MAGNOLIAS, RHODODENDRONS and SPRING FLOWERS
Photos taken by Gay Klok on Open days, October
3rd and October 4th, 1998
Rhododendrons the visitors loved
Rhododendron "Nuttalii"'s charming buds.
When the bloom is open, the garden will be awash in perfume
The blooms of Rh. loderi "Venus" making a
very large bush both upwards and sideways
Close up of the huge flower trusses
Rhododendron "Unique", japanese Acer "Green
Cascades" and Viburnum plicatum "Mariesii"
Close up of the delicately coloured flower
heads of the rhododendron "Unique"
Rhododendrion "Unknown Warrior" and
add colour to the top Rhododendron garden
The flower head of the specie Rh "Grande".
The large leaved Rhododendrons take some
years before blooming
Showing the large leaves of the Himalayan
A somewhat smaller Rhododendron "Doc" is
just emerging with its soft flowers
Perfuming the whole garden, Rh "Countess
of Haddington" is not a tall Rhododendron, growing wider and wider as the
The delicate amber flowers of Rh "Alison
As usual I want to share too many photos
If you have had enough here
is the link to the article "The Garden of Joy and Sorrow"