and the Museum reflected in the lake, late afternoon sun
Winter Box, Sarcococca, heavily fragrant by the Victoria Gate complex.
Meanwhile, in the Davies Alpine House
These Hamamelis on sale in the Garden Shop. Vesna (above and below)
The sun is shining (well, it is now) and Kew Garden beckons with so much to delight. The trees are showing off their fine skeletons and there are some impressive specimens to search out.
The Glasshouses give respite from the chill – the Princess of Wales Conservatory is preparing for the Orchid Festival next month and already has treasures to reveal.
Scented plants will call to you, blossom too – Viburnum x bodnantense, Chimonanthus praecox, Sarcococca, Hamamelis, Camellias just breaking bud – and I only skimmed a very small area (the Woodland, Rockery, Alpine House, a peak at the Grass Borders, Princess of Wales Conservatory (see earlier blog) leaving vast swathes of the garden unexplored. So far. If you can get out there, please do…
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