Berkshire Botanicals

In the Berkshires recently for a weekend to celebrate my sister's 50th. We went to the Botanical Gardens where everything was in bloom...

The Berkshire Botanical Garden is a not-for-profit, membership-supported educational organization encompassing 15 acres of cultivated land at the intersection of Routes 102 and 183 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Called “a glistening community gem” by Virginia Small, author of the book Great Gardens of the Berkshires, the Garden’s mission is to fulfill the community’s need for information, education and inspiration concerning theart and science of gardening and the preservation of our environment. Our public display gardens are open May to mid-October. Both functional and ornamental, they are among the oldest in the US and have been expanded over the years in breadth and variety through a series of bequests and major gifts. Our collections emphasize plants that are indigenous to or thrive in the Berkshires.
— Berkshire Botanical Garden website
Lady's Mantel looks like a perfect little folded origami to me.

Lady's Mantel looks like a perfect little folded origami to me.

Not sure what this is...

Not sure what this is...

...or this - lacy something?

...or this - lacy something?

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I think this one is Witch Hazel.

I think this one is Witch Hazel.

Humongous leaves!

Humongous leaves!

Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley

Star, sunburst, umbrella...

Star, sunburst, umbrella...

A Spirea, Japanese?

A Spirea, Japanese?