Friday, July 3, 2015

Photo Contest – A Buchholz Beauty Pageant


April came and went. May and June zoomed by. Tomorrow is the 4th of July. Hurray America!

It must be time for our biannual photo contest. I have gathered my favorite plant images from the past six months and you can choose one, only one, that you consider the best. The winner will be selected from the image with the largest popularity, and one of you will be chosen at random to receive the prize.

You could win a 16" by 24" print, mounted beautifully on a bamboo board, totally ready for hanging. You may cast your vote at info (at) buchholznursery (dot) com, not as a comment on this blog. If you do not win, you can order your favorite at $269, or for that matter, any photo from our entire website. I have a number of them in the office and at home, and they really pop off from the walls.

Contest closes at 4pm, Wednesday, July 8th, and the winner will be announced on Thursday, July 9th.

Good Luck.

Acer palmatum 'Mikazuki'

Cardiocrinum giganteum var. yunnanense

Matteuccia orientalis

Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Acer macrophyllum 'Santiam Snow'

Lilium pardalinum

Rhododendron ciliicalyx 'Charisma'

Acer palmatum 'Killarney'

Abies concolor 'Wattezii'

Hosta 'Midnight Sun'


Rhododendron nuttallii
Podophyllum pleianthum


























Acer palmatum 'Strawberry Spring'

Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy'


Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum'


Fagus sylvatica 'Aurea Pendula'
Rhododendron levinei

























Magnolia sprengeri 'Claret Cup'

Daphne odora 'Maejima'


Persea thunbergii
Cytisus battanderi

























Arisaema taiwanense


Cistus salviifolius

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Echinacea 'Southern Belle'


Rhododendron orbiculare
Larix laricina

























Delphinium 'Guardian Blue'


Epimedium 'Orange Queen'

Magnolia hypoleuca




Iberis 'Masterpiece'

















Paeonia rockii

Acer shirasawanum 'Plum Wine'

Rhododendron dalhousiae var. rhabdotum

Blechnum chilense

Sorbus sargentiana



Abies koreana 'Blue Cone Pendula'
Lysichiton americanus

























Magnolia sieboldii

Agave 'Red Margin'


Acer palmatum 'Dark Knight'

Dryopteris sieboldii

Rhododendron lepidostylum

Primula 'Ronsdorf'
Acer pensylvanicum 'Silver Fox'
























Acer palmatum 'Celebration'

Sassafras tsumu

Rhododendron rugosum

Acer palmatum 'Sharp's Pygmy'




Agapetes 'Ludgvan Cross'
Schefflera delavayi 'Far Reaches Form'


























Illicium parviflorum 'Florida Sunshine'

Acer palmatum 'Blonde Beauty'

Paris polyphylla ssp. yunnanensis


Astrantia major 'Star of Billion'

Helleborus hybridus '#109'

Acer palmatum 'Yellow Threads'


Dracunculus vulgaris
Kirengeshoma palmata


























Acer palmatum 'Frosted Purple'

Meconopsis 'Lingholm'


Cardiocrinum giganteum

Camellia 'Waterlily'

Quercus garryana




Remember: one plant only. If you enter more, they will all be disqualified. Also, a vote cast as a blog comment will not count. Sorry, we are unable to ship the prize outside of the United States.



1 comment:

  1. Talon - You are a sneaky bastard. You have made every maple-holic that reads this blog drool - lol. 'Frosted Purple', 'Blonde Beauty', 'Dark Knight', 'Strawberry Spring' must be new cultivars. So we maple people must wonder when can I get my hands on one of these listed or maybe two of these listed, ah heck - I want them all.

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