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Sep

2014

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Views Of Magnolia Plantation And Gardens In The Spring (Charleston, SC)

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Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

3550 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414

Phone:  (800) 367-3517

Last spring I finally made it to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens when the azaleas were in full bloom… and it was spectacular. It felt like I was walking around in a painting – gorgeous, gorgeous color everywhere.

Over the past several years, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens have greatly expanded their collection of azaleas. They are historically known as the first garden to plant azaleas outdoors (in the 1840s) and have the oldest collection of Indica azaleas in the Americas. They are also working to propogate 15 Indica azaleas that were previously considered extinct. You can read more about their work with azaleas on their website.