Tag Archives: Flowers

The Camellias of Filoli – Part 3

Most people have heard of the flowering plants of the species Camellia japonica, Camellia reticulata, and the hybrid Camellia x williamsii, but even more people are familiar with another species: Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze. The leaves of Camellia sinsensis are used to make tea. I … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Camellias of Filoli – Part 2

I’m not sure how many cultivars of camellias there are at Filoli, but I took photos of 30 different cultivars myself (including a few I only saw in the garden shop). Most of the camellias I saw were either around the … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Camellias of Filoli – Part 1

The gardens at Filoli include many different varieties of camellias, including cultivars of Camellia japonica L., Camellia reticulata Lindl., and Camellia x williamsii W. W. Sm (a cross of Camellia saluenensis Staph. ex Bean with Camellia japonica L. first crossed by John Charles Williams). … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Magnolias of Filoli in 2017

I’ve visited Filoli in Woodside, California many times. The magnolias flower in early spring, but the timing of a visit must be just right in order to see the magnolias at their finest. This year, I seemed to have timed … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged | Comments Off on More Camellias at Filoli

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

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Dogwoods

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

Posted in Daily Journal | Tagged , | Comments Off on Dogwoods