Richard's Photo Gallery - Cambridge Botanic Gardens

Our England is a garden that is full of stately views,
Of borders, beds and shrubberies and lawns and avenues,

Rudyard Kipling, 'The Glory of the Garden'

Metasequoia glyptostroboides Location Bateman Street, Cambridge OS Ref TL452571
Lens Miranda 28mm F2.8 @F22
Expose 1/30
Date 2000 April 7th.

The oldest: Metasequoia glyptostroboides or the 'dawn redwood'. Originally believed to exist only as a fossil until found still living in China.

Strongylodon Macrobotrys Location OS Ref TL453572
Lens Miranda 28mm F2.8 @F11
Expose 1/30
Date 2000 April 7th.

The weirdest: Strongylodon Macrobotrys, or Jade Vine. I havn't messed with the colours in this pic. Don't have nightmares.

Arabis procurreas Location OS Ref TL452572
Lens Olympus 50mm F1.8 @F16 +31mm ext.tube
Expose 1/30
Date 2000 April 7th.

The smallest: An alpine Arabis procurreas in the rock garden.

magnolia soulangeana Location OS Ref TL452572
Lens Olympus 50mm F1.8
Expose 1/250
Date 2000 April 7th.

The largest: magnolia bloom I've ever seen. This might be the hybrid soulangeana.


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Last modified: 2000 March 31st.