The members of the society have created and tend a wonderful display garden on the hillside of the Snow Library Green on the corner of Main Street and Route 6A in Orleans. This afternoon, believing there wasn’t much to see in the garden at home(more on that later), I stopped to wander through some of the rhododendrons currently in bloom.
I’ve yet to track down a map of the plantings, so I can’t really tell you much about these different varieties…but I sure can show them to you!
I’m not even sure that alien- looking plant above is a rhodo dendron.
It may just be a nice companion plant in the location, like an array of hostas and pulmonaria and other nearby plants in the garden.
Rhodos aren’t my area of expertise, and sadly, neither are trees, though I long to know them all intimately and am always pleased to meet a new one.