Monthly Archives: June 2014

Rhododendron amagianum • Mt. Amagi azalea

Rhododendron • Rhododendron / Azalea • シャクナゲ / ツツジ • 石楠花 / 躑躅 • shakunage / tsutsuji Somehow R. amagianum was accidentally dropped from the newer editions of the Plant List, until our senior gardener Patty spotted it blooming on the mountain side … Continue reading

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Quercus myrcinifolia • Bamboo-leaf Oak

Quercus Oak コナラ / カシ 子楢 / 樫 konara / kashi This beautiful oak resides in area R, at the edge of the forest (which contains 2 more bamboo-leaf oaks and 3 other evergreen oaks in adjoining Area S), and … Continue reading

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Quercus nubium (Q. sessilifolia Blume) • Evergreen Oak

Quercus Oak コナラ / カシ 子楢 / 樫 konara / kashi Until  looking closely at the Plant List I thought that the area we call Forest – the dark space under the dense canopy of leaves behind Azumaya (Area S) … Continue reading

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Styrax japonicus • Japanese Snowbell

Styrax Japanese Snowbell エゴノキ 斎敦果 ego-no-ki We have two of them in the Garden, and this post is about the one in Area F (the other grows in Q, along the W path;  + one styrax obassia, also native to … Continue reading

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