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Photo: A nice day for a stroll

Josh Beach and Linda Williams look before crossing Calhoun Avenue near the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Tuesday. Flowering lilac, hawthorn and rhododendron surround Amos Wallace's totem, "Harnessing of the Atom."

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060210/loc_647846259.shtml
News
What's in Bloom: Prepping primula

...a resting bud which many spring-blooming plants produce during the fall in anticipation of the coming year. Lilacs and Rhododendron are other plants that form resting buds; their flowers are already formed on this year's growth and ready to greet next...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/whats-bloom-prepping-primula
Outdoors
From the Garden: Landscaping for delight, texture or to cultivate the wild

...relationship as the originator. Take the gloriously flowering rhododendron, for instance, that has bloomed reliably over a decade...could desire. Labrador tea, which is one of the hundreds of rhododendron species, makes a sprawling, evergreen groundcover that...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-07-12/garden-landscaping-delight-texture-o
Outdoors
From the Garden: Sharing the passion is part of the delight

...collection. People come to the nursery describing a flower they saw, or showing a smart phone photo of a desired tree or rhododendron blossom. Perhaps they saw it in a friend's yard and they want one too; it becomes a treasure hunt trying to identify...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-06-28/garden-sharing-passion-part-delight
Outdoors
What matters is process

The rhododendron skeleton in my yard reminds me what is important. We dug the hole...embrace. So was it a bad idea, that in our sadness, we planted that rhododendron? After all, it died and never brought us flowers. Is it a bad idea...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061307/nei_20070613002.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau's shrubs are talking

...dwarf Korean lilacs opens. Look behind the medical clinic by the high school, there is a rhododendron that's 12 feet tall. How about the huge rhododendron hedge along the parking lot at the Bill Ray Center? David Lendrum is a master gardener...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062602/nei_gardening.shtml
Neighbors
Beauty in the bog

...blooming in the boggy hills around Juneau. Clockwise, from top left: the Lapland rosebay, a pink and moist relative of the rhododendron and azalea; the mountain marsh marigold, which has been spotted from Mount McKinley nearly into Mexico, and which, from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051805/nei_20050518024.shtml
Neighbors
Protect rhododendrons carefully during mixed weather conditions

...will be able to grow a new set. This strategy has allowed rhododendron to survive the millennia; it can't be the first time they...lower on the branch, even down on the trunk. The genus rhododendron is amazingly adaptable, and really tough. It can sprout...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052202/nei_gardening.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...buds on the Hopa crabapples and saw that they were ready to open. I looked at the opening flower trusses on the hardiest rhododendron varieties and saw the bright red tips of the peonies emerging from their winter's rest. I was so relieved. These plants...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050901/Com_MothersDay.shtml
Southeast Wild: How to recreate lost landscapes for wildlife in Southeast Alaska

...Shrubbery Roses, spiraeas, snowball, rhododendron, potentillas, flowering currant...cranberry, Japanese maple, azalea, yew, rhododendron, mugo pine, red and yellow dogwood...Groundcover: lingonberry, spiraea, dwarf rhododendron, crowberry, Flowers and Foliage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032104/out_sewild.shtml
Outdoors

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