Judging from the number of flowers I see in neighbor’s yards, Rhododendrons must be the most popular flower in the Puget Sound region, and one of the best places to see them is the Point Defiance Rhododendron Garden where you can see them in their natural habitat, and by “natural habitat” I mean a well maintained forest/garden.
The thinned forest canopy provides a delightful play of shadow and light for the photographer.
My favorite part of the garden is seeing brilliant colors splashed against a green palate,
but the meandering paths also make it easy to see the rhodies from different perspectives, as they might appear in your garden
or up-close as individual bouquets.
Anyway that you look at them they are beautiful.