Rhododendron, Azalea & Adventure...

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 by

It’s a great time to view the blooms in our Rhododendron & Azalea Dell.  We began the Dell in the spring of 2005 and currently have 60 species and cultivars.  The peak blooming time is in May and June, but several of the Azalea cultivars we’ve selected bloom in July, August, and even into September.  In addition to their beauty, many of the Azaleas have a pleasing fragrance. Rhododendron & Azalea are members of the Rhododendron genus and grow in moist areas throughout much of the world (there are no indigenous species in South America or Africa).  The Himalayas have the highest diversity of cultivars, and many cultivars found in the Western World come from this region.  From the early 1800’s through Today, adventurers have been traveling to the Himalayas to collect and document its...

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Rhododendron & Azalea Dell...

Sunday, February 27, 2011 by

In the Rhododendron & Azalea Dell there are currently some 80 species and cultivars of the Rhododendron genus on display. Peak blooming time for these beauties is May and June although some cultivars bloom in the late...

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