The National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, located on the East Coast of the United States, has been having its annual Winter Silhouettes exhibition for nearly 20 years. We’ve recently gone to a biannual show to generate more interest as winter is our slow season at the Arboretum.
Japanese Maple-Kiyo-hime, In training since 1946, Donated by Akiko Matsudaira.
3 point display with Trident Maple, In training since 1895, Donated Prince Takamatsu, Mt. Fuji scroll, and Japanese Blood Grass.
Japanese Blood Grass, container by MC2.
Triptych of Root-over-rock Chinese Elms, Donated by Yee Sun-Wu.
Chinese Hackberry, In training since 1946, Donated by Shu-ying Lu.
Chinese Elm, In training since 1946, Donated by Yee-sun Wu. Bald Cypress, In training since 1972, Donated by Vaughn Banting.
Chinese Elm, In training since 1970, Donated by Marybel Balendonck.
Year of the Horse shohin display.
Rabbit foot fern, container by Lang, with horse figurine.
Chinese Elm, Age unknown, Donated by All Japan Shohin Bonsai Association.
Trident Maple, In training since 1918, Donated by Prime Minister Obuchi.
Trident Maple, In training since 1986, Donated by Doris Froning. Smooth-leaved Elm, In training since 1982, Donated by Keith Scott.
Pomegranate, In training since 1963, Donated by Alice Naka.
Japanese Cedar, In training since 1905, Donated by Eisaku Sato.
Chinese Elm, Age Unknown, Donated by Stanley Chin.
Trident Maple, In training since 1916, Donated Takeo Fukuda.
Chinese Elm, In training since 1961, Donated by Shu-ying Lui.