Rhododendron Sutchuenense & Lindera obtusiloba • Japanese spicebush

1.) Camellia japonica ‘Daikagura’ in full bloom. Area C, 3/15/12:

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2.)  Rhododendron Sutchuenense; Area F, 3/15/12:

Rhododendron • シャクナゲ • 石楠花 • shakunage

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3.)  Lindera obtusiloba • Japanese spicebush; 3/15/12, Area Z:

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From Backyard Gardener:  Lindera obtusiloba • (Japanese Spicebush) • Lindera is cultivated for its attractive, aromatic foliage, star-shaped, mid-April flowers and showy red to black fruit. Growth habit is rounded with upright branches. Bright green leaves are obovate to 5 inches long, turning yellow in the fall.

4.) Rhododendron ?? Area C, closer to the fence.  3/15:

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Same flower when is NOT raining: 3/15:

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