One in Adelphi, Maryland, one in Wildwood, Florida, one at the US National Arboretum with a grandfatherly interest in many more around the DC area (unless noted, pictures are taken the day of post)
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Rhododendron alabamense, R. austrinum, R. periclymenoides
You can see these native azaleas from your car as you drive past he lower end of Fern Valley. They're in the Coastal Plain planting, a collection of southeastern plants. These three are all fragrant.as are the Magnolias that are starting to flower there.