Here are photographs of beautiful spring rhodys from a recent trip to the Mendocino Botanical Gardens. The cool coast air and moist climate make for beautiful specimens. One other interesting specimen was a Coast Redwood at the gardens. Redwoods do not grow well when exposed to salt air, and as a result don’t thrive on the coast.
A Coast Redwood with stunted growth as a result of salt exposure near the
The beautifully rugged Mendocino coast