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    National Arboretum Part 4 - Tropical Collection

    Welcome to part 4 (of 6) of the National Arboretum showcasing. This time it's the Tropical Collection.

    Here's a Bougainvillea from 1985, zig-zagging its way up yet maintaining perfect balance.
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    This Fukien Tea from 1956 looks way better than mine (but I love mine anyway!)
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    Here's a Jaboticaba from 1980.
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    This is a Water Jasmine of unknown age.
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    This Chinese Banyan is from 1971.
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    This crazy gnarled trunk with its dainty foliage belongs to a Buttonwood, training since 1975.
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    And here is today's mystery tree!
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    Serissa Foetida - Snow Rose???
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    Quote Originally Posted by mKlRivPwner View Post
    Serissa Foetida - Snow Rose???
    Negative. Not Snow Rose.

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    Japanese boxthorn (Serissa japonica)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wmb13 View Post
    Japanese boxthorn (Serissa japonica)?
    Correct! A new challenger has entered contention!

    Tomorrow - the International Pavilion!

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    Thank you, skelter, for sharing all these photos. It's a true delight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mKlRivPwner View Post
    Thank you, skelter, for sharing all these photos. It's a true delight.
    It's been my pleasure.

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    NO!! I can't believe I keep losing! Not fair, I'm at school till three!

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    At least now we know you're not one of those teens updating your facebook status in class.
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