Rhododendron Gardens Visit


A dark and drizzly day at the Rhododendron Gardens.

A fine day for taking pictures. No harsh contrast, soft light, raindrops on the flower petals and no wind.

And, the wonderful smells of wet earth and fresh flowers.

Raindrops dappling a small pond

Raindrops dappling a small pond

Wood Duck

Wood Duck

Rhody

Rhody

Azaleas

Azaleas

Kinnikinnik (longest palindrome in the English language?)

Salal?

Rhody

Rhody

Red-wing Blackbird, of course

A wet Red-wing Blackbird

A bright red Rhody, one of my favorites

A bright red Rhody, one of my favorites

Mallard

Wet Mallard

Rhody

Rhody

Rhodies

Rhodies

Colorful foliage

Colorful foliage

 

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6 comments

  1. The wood duck picture is fabulous.

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  2. so nice to see everyone posting such beautifully, colorful photos…after such a long, cold, grey winter. I love it!

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  3. Exquisite beauty!! The gardens are but a few blocks from my house. Truly beautiful.

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