Saturday, March 23, 2013

Azalea Clusters

Coral Azaleas, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved
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Clusters of red azaleas poke through openings in a wrought iron fence to greet walkers. Azaleas were first brought from Japan to the United States in the 1800's to Magnolia Gardens, just up the river from Charleston. Today many varieties flourish throughout the Lowcountry.

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