The garden's entrance gave a taste of what we'd see inside.
|The pink flowers are a type of primrose; the blue ones are ajuga.
|This dogwood is from Mexico. Strange blooms.
I should have written down the botanical name.
|Magnolia blossom reminds me of Georgia O'Keeffe.
Rhododendrons and azaleas bloomed everywhere in a wide range of colors. Many of the rhodies were tree-size.
I could have parked myself on a bench and spent the whole afternoon just breathing in the beauty of the Japanese garden.
Because of excavation work (new plantings!) we had to detour off our intended route, but then we came across this totem pole - "Origin of the Eagle Clan!"
Beautiful spot for our lunch break.
I'd like to go back again this summer to see what's blooming then. I'm sure it's lovely in autumn too, when the leaves turn.
More info about the University of Washington Botanic Gardens HERE.
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