Descanso’s Camellias

I visited Descanso Gardens yesterday, famous for the extensive collection of camellias. It’s a beautiful place in La Canada Flintridge, a town near where I grew up, and about 50 miles from my current home in Orange. Descanso Gardens had once been the estate of Elias Manchester Boddy and family; the history can be found at this link. While the gardens were far more crowded than I prefer, I was glad not to be visiting this coming weekend for the scheduled Cherry Blossom Festival when it’s bumper-to-bumper people. ~SueBee

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3 Comments on “Descanso’s Camellias”

  1. Mar 06, 2016 at 2:36 pm #

    Stunning. Absolutely stunning

  2. Mar 06, 2016 at 2:14 pm #

    What a treat.

  3. Mar 06, 2016 at 10:43 am #

    Very beautiful flowers. I wish Camelias bloomed all year up my way. How long do they bloom there?

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