National Rhododendron Gardens
The picturesque lake near the center of the National Rhododendron Gardens, Olinda, Victoria. More information can be found here: http://www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/1park_display.cfm?park=162
A panorama of the small lake near the entrance to the Rhododendron Gardens, Olinda. Can you find the ...
Weeping cherry in bloom next to the first lake.
At the north-western end of the gardens there are even more plantings hidden away under the tall euca...
A view of the main street of Olinda in the Dandenongs.
A small stand of Empress trees (Paulownia tomentosa) planted in 1963 in the RJ Hamer Arboretum
A stand of Yunnan Poplars (Populus yunnanensis) planted in 1976 in the RJ Hamer Arboretum
Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories.
Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline.
Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day.
Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.