Virginia Craig Rhododendron Garden

The Virginia 'Timmy' Craig '31 Rhododendron Garden  is one of the Botanic Garden's newest gardens, having been created and planted out in 1999-2000.  Nestled next to the Art Building, this garden features many species and cultivars of rhododendrons, with shade-loving companion plants, including many unusual species from temperate Eastern Asia.  Timmy Craig, Class of 1931, was an avid plantswoman, and long-time, active member of the American Rhododendron Society.

A bench in the Virginia Timmy Craig Rhododendron Garden

A bench in the Virginia 'Timmy' Craig Rhododendron Garden

The dramatic and decorative Begonia grandis

The dramatic and decorative Begonia grandis

A winding path leads through the Virginia Timmy Craig Rhdodendron Garden

A winding path leads through the Virginia 'Timmy' Craig Rhdodendron Garden