Saturday, March 28, 2009

Rhododendron praecox



Found today in the City Park ("Byparken") in Bergen.

15 comments:

richies said...

Once again you have given us such beautiful photos. They really brightened my day. It is cold and spitting snow here at the moment.

An Arkies Musings

Jeni said...

Are they blooming over your way already? Holy Rip!
I have a bush of the rhodedenron (apparently my spelling is way off on that plant) just to the side of my big living room window and it hasn't even begun to think of budding yet, much less having beautiful blossoms like that! Impressive flowers, aren't they?

Katney said...

I thought they were the same ones as I found blooming at the state capital building in Olympia last week and have put in my header for spring, but no, just a similar color and ssmoother edged. The coast rhododendron is our state flower, but difficult to grown here in the desert portion of Washington.

imac said...

Wonderful captures Rune.Beautiful.

PERBS said...

Pretty! Ours are budding but not up yet. Just the Azaleas and Forsynthias and Daffodils. Waiting for the tulips here!

Lew said...

Beautiful! One of my favorite flowers.

ChrisJ said...

Hang on to spring a little longer for us, so that we get plenty of summer when we arrive!
I love rhododendrons. They grew practically wild in Derbyshire where I went to college -- many moons ago!

Truls said...

Det var tidlig, eller? Det er i alle fall en stund til vi ser noe liknende her denne våren.

Malyss said...

What wonderful colors!so gorgeous!

Here, we're celebrating the arrival of spring with..rain!
(I must be the only one to be happy of it, everyone else is grieving! :-))

Grace and Bradley said...

How lovely. We have many Rhododendron in our garden on the Cape. Taiwan is too hot for it. We only have only azaleas.

Dick said...

Lovely color, I'm surprised they are blooming that early.

Reader Wil said...

I love these flowers and their colours. They are great!

RuneK said...

Har du sett, noe så flott! Nyter synet og håper vi får se det samme her snart :)

Ida said...

Nydelig, fra Rhododendronens by. :)
Veldig, veldig vakkert!
Helt etter min smak, og det visste du nok. ;)

Barbara Martin said...

Wonderful colour to brighten anyone's day.