Thankfully things in Washington got sorted out in time for our annual fall exhibition. The exhibit runs from October 26 – November 10. Trees will be rotated in and out as they come into peak color and I will post addition pictures as we change them.
Bradford Pear, Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’, In training since 1976, Styled by the first curator Bob Drechsler.
Three point display: Pomegranate bonsai, scroll with gourd and calligraphy, and contorted mondo grass.
Pomegranate, Punica granatum, In training since 1963, Donated by Alice Naka.
Contorted mondo grass, Ophiopogon chingii.
Trident Maple, Acer buergerianum, Age unknown, Donated by Stanley Chin.
English Hawthorn, Crataegus oxycantha, In training since 1955, Donated by Bertra Bruenner.
Close-up of trunk and fruit.
Three point display: Crabapple bonsai, scroll of Mt. Fuji and rising sun, and Japanese forest grass accent.
Toringo Crabapple, Malus seiboldii ‘Toringo’, In training since 1905, Donated by Shyuichi Ueda.
Japanese forest grass, Hakonechloa macra.
Japanese Maple, Acer palmatum, In training since 1906, Donated by Ryutaro Azuma.
Close-up of trunk and nebari.
Chinese Elm, Ulmus parvifolia, In training since 1906, Donated by Yee-sun Wu.
Close-up of hollow trunk .
Three point display: Gingko bonsai, viewing stone, and sedum.
Indian Blanket Stone donated by Melba Tucker, and sedum.
Three point display: Sweet Gum bonsai, scroll with bird and nandina, and Japanese bloodgrass.
Sweet Gum, Liquidambar styraciflua, In training since 1975, Donated by Vaugh Banting.
Japanese blood grass, Imperata cylindrica, pot by Sharon Edwards-Russell.
Chrysanthemum Stone, Donated by Kemin Hu.
Detail of chrysanthemum.
Star magnolia, Magnolia stellata, In training since 1986 , Donated by Kazuo Moriyama.