One of Charlotte’s best kept secrets is the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Indoor is the McMillan Greenhouse with some of the weirdest plants you’ll ever see. Outdoor are the Susie Harwood winter garden and the Van Landingham Glen native plants garden. Admission is free.
Here are our favorite moments from the outdoor winter garden featuring flowering and fragrant plants from Asia.
Serene pond by the Camellia Walk
An exquisite mosaic featuring all four seasons in the middle of the Sun Garden.
Taking a moment to enjoy all the beautiful flowers.
A symphony of colors…here’s some variegated azalea
How sweet it is…a cinnamon plant!
A staple of every winter garden, Crimson Candles camellia
Eyes of a dragon from the Top of the World!
Slow growing conifers from Siberia to Korea.
Here come the Japanese standouts: Andromeda, Acuba, Plum Yew and Witch Hazel
Cute little bridge
The setting is sublime, the colors extreme. What are you waiting for?
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