Bluebells in flower for a moment

Winterthur, Delaware on May 1, 2021

Legacy of Henry Francis du Pont, 1880-1969, American

 

 

When the Kurume azaleas and the rhododendrons begin to bloom in May on their eight celebrated acres in Winterthur’s Azalea Woods,

 

 

 

 

Spanish bluebells (Hyacinthoides hispanica) seize a moment in the sunlight.

 

 

 

 

Mostly blue-lilac, some paler than others. A rare white one.

 

 

Flowering dogwood over bluebells, May 1, 2021

 

 

 

Just for a moment before the flowers of azalea and rhododendron are capturing us for the month of May.

 

 

 

Kurume azalea on May 1, 2021

Rhododendron and Kurume azalea, May 1, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

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