Fluttering Flowers
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Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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Flower of the Day: Azalea

Submitted by on May 4, 2013 – 8:12 amNo Comment

azaleas_georgia_2013Still a bit blowsy from overnight rains, this shocking pink azalea holds its own among the plantings at the Byron Herbert Reece Farm & Heritage Center in Blairsville, Georgia.

According to Wikipedia, azaleas are flowering shrubs comprising two of the eight subgenera of the genus Rhododendron: the Tsutsuji (evergreen) and Pentanthera (deciduous).

Azaleas bloom in spring in the Northern hemisphere, and are a frequently used ornamental planting, especially in the American Southeast.

(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

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