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What’s Blooming? – Mahonia Bealei



The Mahonia bealei, also known as Beale’s Barberry or Leatherleaf Mahonia, is an evergreen small shrub native to China. This plant flourishes in…

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What’s Blooming? – Dogwood!



The yellow or green flowers grow in clusters at the center of what seems like petals, which may bloom in white, red or pink, depending on…

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What’s Blooming? Azaleas!



The Azalea, originally called Indica azalea, was first found in Japan when Asia was still the East Indies. Now azaleas not only pepper Asia and Europe, but they are also used in extraordinary quantity in the southeastern United States.

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What’s in a Name? – The Story of How Saint Johns River Got its Name



The longest river in the State of Florida, the Saint Johns River stretches over 275 miles, and creates the outer border of the Museum’s historic Gardens. The great Saint Johns is one of only…

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Crepe Myrtle



This magnificent tree originated from the Indian subcontinent, reaching China, South East Asia, and Oceania. The Crepe Myrtle, also known by its Latin and scientific name Lagerstroemia, arrived in England in 1759, but due to…

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de Jonghe’s The Japanese Fan back on View



This unique show, which opened in December 2011, includes several Western works from our Permanent Collection. And now we’re adding another impressive piece to the mix.

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