Photo: Courtesy of Rhododendron State Park, New Hampshire
Rhododendron State Park
During mid-July, if you can, pay a visit to the New Hampshire Rhododendron State Park’s 16-acre grove of Rhododendron Maximum, which is the largest in northern New England and designated a National Natural Landmark in 1982.
Here are some other Rhododendron Festivals around the country:
April and early May
Hamilton Gardens, located in the North Georgia Mountains on the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, has the largest collection of rhododendrons in Georgia. More than 400 varieties of rhododendron – 3,000 plants in all, plus dogwood, tulip magnolias, native azaleas, wild flowers, and trillium. Peak viewing season usually occurs the last two weeks in April through the first two weeks in May. The gardens are open year around.
78th Annual Rhododendron Festival
Port Townsend, Washington
Florence Rhododendron Festival
Heritage Museums & Gardens – Rhododendron Festival
North Carolina Rhododendron Festival
Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival
Roan Mountain TN
LaGrange: Hills & Dales Estate
“Life is short, and as we pass this way but once, why not strew our paths with rose petals, so as to leave fragrance on life’s way?” —Ida Cason Callaway, 1929
Save these Dates: April/May 2017 Flower Shows and Garden Festivals
Flower shows and garden festivals around the country in April and May
Ringwood: New Jersey Botanical Garden at Skylands
Ringwood, New Jersey New Jersey Botanical Garden at Skylands The New Jersey State Botanical Garden (commonly known as Skylands) has 96 acres of specialty gardens surrounded by 1000 acres of woodlands, along with a 44-room Tudor revival manor house. Part of Ringwood State Park, New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry, Department of Environmental Protection, the […]
Rockford: Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Can you spot the Klehm Arboretum & Garden mascots during your visit?
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Birmingham, Alabama Birmingham Botanical Gardens Alabama’s oldest municipally owned garden, the 67.5 acre Birmingham Botanical Gardens is comprised of Gardens of Collections, Gardens of Nature and Gardens of Culture. Gardens of Collections focus on a plant genus. Some of the gardens are the Abroms Rhododendron Garden, the Crape Myrtle Garden, Fern Glade, Hess Camellia […]