Rhododendron and fresh spring snow

Rhododendron in full bloom

Rhododendron in full bloom

I was lucky enough to get to Kumaon at just the right time to get to see the Rhododendron in full bloom. The trees were at their best, covered with flowers of crimson, purple, mauve and cream.

Rhododendron

Rhododendron in full bloom

Rhododendron

Rhododendron (from Ancient Greek ῥόδον rhódon “rose” and δένδρον déndron “tree”)

Flowers with an icing of fresh snow from a storm the night before

Flowers with an icing of fresh snow from a storm the night before

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