Isabella Plantation in full blooming glory.

isabella plantation - richmond park - london

Following on from last year’s secret gardens series, ( West, Central & East, North and South regions of London) I have fulfilled a promise to myself by returning to the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park (see ‘West‘ for the previous Isabella story), to see the flirtatious display of Azaleas and Rhododendrons at their blooming best. Not wanting to go overboard, but the colours were so hyperbolically jumping for attention, I likened the experience to walking into a technicolor film. (- for guidance, imagine when Dorothy Gale happened upon Munchkinland in The Wizard of Oz) It’s a rare gem indeed. In case you missed it, the best time of year to see the Isabella Plantation is late April and early May. Enjoy.

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About londoninsight

A compassionate photographer working to better her understanding of her town, her village, London.
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4 Responses to Isabella Plantation in full blooming glory.

  1. Oh. My. Drool, salivate. This is a simply beautiful post. Megathanks.

  2. Anna says:

    so, so beautiful.

  3. Wow, wow and wow some more! I know where I’m going next May day weekend. Thank you so much for these beautiful pictures.

  4. What a lovely blog. Your photographs are so refreshing to the eye!

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