Monthly Archives: May 2014

Menziesia ciliicalyx var. multiflora • Menziesia

Menziesia Menziesia ヨウラクツツジ 瓔珞躑躅 yōraku-tsutsuji You will probably never see this plant in SJG, because it is well hidden behind the green hedge surrounding the Tea House garden in Area W, and even if you are inside the roji  you … Continue reading

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Rhododendron • Azalea (white by E roji gate in Area W)

Rhododendron • Rhododendron / Azalea • シャクナゲ / ツツジ • 石楠花 / 躑躅 • shakunage / tsutsuji Not much to say about it, as we don’t have much info about this plant. It seats on the bottom left (south) of … Continue reading

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Rhododendron • BICOLORED azaleas (R. ‘Quakeress’ and R. mucronatum ‘Sekidera’)

Rhododendron • Rhododendron / Azalea • シャクナゲ / ツツジ • 石楠花 / 躑躅 • shakunage / tsutsuji Evergreen Azaleas (bicolored types, blooming in May) Both of these plants, and some unnamed ones in Area V, consist of two colors in … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Daviesii • Azalea

Rhododendron • Rhododendron / Azalea • シャクナゲ / ツツジ • 石楠花 / 躑躅 • shakunage / tsutsuji We have this sweet smelling azalea in many areas of the garden: one along the E path in Area G, one on the … Continue reading

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Rhododendron ‘Rosebud’ • Azalea

Rhododendron • Rhododendron / Azalea • シャクナゲ / ツツジ • 石楠花 / 躑躅 • shakunage / tsutsuji It grows along karensansui (dry river bed) in Area C: 5 young (smaller) bushes border the stream bed, while 2 tall (older) bushes … Continue reading

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