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posted: July 31st, 2015

This page begins and ends with June 28th and a visit to Jindai Botanical Garden. That was the only outing we had this month. What's happening to us? No mountains climbed, no far away travels, no big adventures? I don't know, possibly it's due to the weather being way too hot for comfort.   Click on any thumbnail to begin.

Begin June 28th
  The first two shots in this row show the very red flowers of Erythrina crista-galli. The 3rd shot shows the entrance area to the Big Lawn at Jindai Botanical Garden.
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  Here are two closer shots of the Daisies at the entrance to the Big Lawn and then a shot of a Lotus Flower.
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  Here are three additional shots of Lotus flowers and plants. In the first shot notice how they grow them here.
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  Here are three final shots of pink Lotus flowers, two of them from below the flower.
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  The first photo in this row shows a white colored Lotus Flower and then two shots of Liatris pycnostachya.
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  The first photo in this row is of a Hydrangea Flower. The center one is another shot of Liatris pycnostachya, with a bee on it, and the third shot is another Hydrangea.
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  And here are three more Hydrangea photos, two blue ones and one white one.
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  In this row are three shots of a clump of White Hydrangea. The third shot shows my hand so that you can get an idea of the size of these flowers!
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  All three photos in this row show the Big Lawn area. In the first shot the Pampas Grass partially shows on the right edge of the photo. The second photo is zoomed in somewhat and the third shot is zoomed in to show the patch of Pampas Grass, which is just barely beginning to flower.
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  In first position in this row is a photo of a Dragonfly and in second and third position are shots of Helwingia japonica - a plant in which the fruiting body is in the center of the leaves.
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  Now we move on to the pond area and two shots of amazingly beautiful pink water lilies. Then we headed out the back entrance to go to lunch and we found some blooming Cymbidium nipponicum Orchids in bloom near the back entrance.
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  Here is one additional shot of the Cymbidium nipponicum Orchid. After we ate lunch at a soba shop just outside of the back entrance of Jindai Botanical Garden, we went down the road to the Aquatic portion of the garden and found this interesting purple flower growing there.
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  In the Aquatic portion of the Botanical Garden we also found an abundance of the Saururus chinensis plant. Not every leaf on these plants is white, just most of them. To me, it appears that a bird crapped on the leaves of this plant.
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  After we finished up in the Aquatic Park we went back to the main Botanical Garden and walked past the pond area (a different pond than shown up above in Row 11) and found more water lilies in bloom here than ever before. WOW!
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  Here are three zoomed in shots of beautiful pink water lily flowers.
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End June 28th, End July 2015's Photos, Begin Miscellaneous Links
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