What’s blooming?

by Terry Huang, Living Collections Fellow
May 31, 2018

Caring for the splendor of Rhododendron Dell

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 22, 2017

Caring for the splendor of Rhododendron Dell

Rhododendron 'King Tut'

Rhododendrons are inextricably linked to the history of our landscape. Horticulturalists had endeavored to hybridize these colorful flowering shrubs for northern and western gardens for well-over a hundred years, and they have proved worth the effort because of their evergreen variety and beauty in the landscape. Starting in the mid-1880s, Arboretum staff methodically evaluated these […]

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Stony bed of Bussey Brook in Rhododendron Dell, 1993

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 28, 2016

Stony bed of Bussey Brook in Rhododendron Dell, 1993

Rhododendron Dell

Bussey Brook, summer, Rhododendron Dell, ca. 1993 Alternate Title: Stony bed of Bussey Brook in Rhododendron Dell Photograph by Anton Maria Grassl Bussey Brook, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1993 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Rhododendron Dell is a contemplative landscape […]

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