Thursday, August 29, 2013

Giant Swallowtail II

Giant Swallowtail II by bahayla

Giant Swallowtail II, a photo by bahayla on Flickr.
Papilio [Heraclides] cresphontes. Photo taken in Butterfly House on August 3, 2013.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Gulf Fritillary

Gulf Fritillary by bahayla
Gulf Fritillary, a photo by bahayla on Flickr.
Agraulis vanillae. Photo taken in Butterfly House on August 3, 2013.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Broken Oak

Broken Oak by bahayla
Broken Oak, a photo by bahayla on Flickr.
A Southern Red Oak severely damaged by Hurricane Isabel. Photo take in September of 2003.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Glass Dandelion

Glass Dandelion by bahayla

Glass Dandelion, a photo by bahayla on Flickr.
One of the glass sculptures on display as part of the Reflections of Nature collection that artist Craig Mitchell Smith created for the Garden's 75th anniversary. Photo taken on June 29, 2013.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground by bahayla

Breaking Ground, a photo by bahayla on Flickr.
This bronze statue, Breaking Ground, stands in the WPA Memorial Garden as a tribute to the 220 African American women and men who cleared ground and planted azaleas as part of the Works Progress Administration Program that created the Norfolk Azalea Garden (later the Norfolk Municipal Garden and Norfolk Botanical Garden). Photo taken on April 27, 2013.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Crape Myrtles in Bloom

Crape Myrtles in Bloom by bahayla

Crape Myrtles in Bloom, a photo by bahayla on Flickr.
Pink flowering crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia) trees bloom along this garden path across the canal from the Rose Garden. Photo taken on August 3, 2013.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail by bahayla

Giant Swallowtail, a photo by bahayla on Flickr.
Papilio [Heraclides] cresphontes. Photo taken in Butterfly House on August 3, 2013.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Renaissance Garden

Renaissance Garden by bahayla

Renaissance Garden, a photo by bahayla on Flickr.
The four statues on the upper tiers of the Renaissance Garden represent the four seasons. Photo taken in the early 1990s.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino "Raphael"

One of the statues created by Sir Moses Ezekiel that lines the garden's Statuary Vista. Photo taken in the early 1990s.