Category: Flowering Shrubs

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 29

Asticou Azalea Garden is one of the public gardens managed by the Land and Garden Preserve.  As the name indicates, it is mostly centered around azalea and rhododendron plantings.  There are a number of other unique specimen plants as well including a very nice…

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 28

The walk around Witch Hole Pond on the carriage road was full of surprises today.  The bog-friendly Rhododendron canadense was in full bloom all around the loop and absolutely wins the prize for outstanding bloom of the day! We also saw many, many painted…

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 14

Today was cold and rainy with temperatures that just chill you to the bone.  I had a long, long day of work and training sessions.  For my photo today, I chose to once again review some of my photographs from last year – as…

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 12

May flowers tease me With their brilliant display,  I hunger for more.   —- Lynn Thomas Amber Strolling through the campground late this afternoon, I came upon this rhododendron blooming in the amphitheater along the woods edge.  What a surprise!  Guessing this is a Korean Rhododendron…