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Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden to open new conservatory

The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (RSBG) will hold a grand opening for its newly constructed Rutherford Conservatory from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 25. The garden is located on the Weyerhaeuser campus at 2525 S. 336th St. The 5,000-square-foot facility features a collection of rhododendrons from the tropical latitudes called vireyas, as well as many companion plants. Visitors can enjoy limited but free guided tours. Info:

Check out a video from the rhody garden and its neighbor, the Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection, during Buds and Blooms 2010:

A short slideshow from the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden:

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