Tag Archives: Flowers

Magnolias at Filoli

Just as with hellebores and the summer snowflakes, I have never been satisfied with my photos of the magnolias at Filoli in Woodside, California.  The flowers usually seemed to be somewhat beaten up by the time I photographed them.  This … Continue reading

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Three Hellebores and a Summer Snowflake

Every spring, when I visit Filoli, I try to take pictures of the hellebores and the summer snowflakes.  The photos have never satisfied me.  This spring, I’m happier with the photos than I was in previous years and, since Lent … Continue reading

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More Camellias at Filoli

Twice before I have published photos of camellias at Filoli, first in a post entitled Camellias at Filoli and then in a post entitled Camellias.  On my recent trip to Filoli I saw some varieties of camellias that I had not … Continue reading

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Narcissus (Daffodils) at Filoli

It’s a new season at Filoli in Woodside, California.  It’s still a bit early for Narcissus (Daffodils), but still many were in bloom this week. Narcissus ‘Topolino’ SOURCE:  Narcissus ‘Topolino’ (Woodside, San Mateo County, California), photographed by Stephen J. Danko … Continue reading

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Rose Season

Roses are in bloom at the Filoli estates in Woodside, California. This year seems to be a particularly good year for roses at Filoli. Continue reading

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Dogwoods

On my visits to the Filoli estate in April and early May, the dogwoods were in bloom. Continue reading

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Bearded Iris

On my most recent visit to Filoli, there were more Bearded Irises in bloom than I had ever seen there before. Continue reading

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Orchids in the Filoli Greenhouses

This past weekend was the annual flower show at the Filoli estate in Woodside, California. Visitors to Filoli are rarely given the opportunity to tour the greenhouses, but this weekend was an exception. While there, I photographed several of the orchids in bloom in the greenhouses. Continue reading

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Rhododendrons

On my most recent trip to the Filoli Estate in Woodside, California, I snapped these photos of rhododendrons in bloom. Continue reading

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Camellias

Camellias have been in bloom in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past couple of months. The Filoli estate in Woodside, California has a large variety of camellias on its grounds. Even if there are no camellias blooming in your area, you can enjoy camellias vicariously by fixing yourself a cup of tea – made from the leaves of Camellia sinensis. Continue reading

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