Spanish Bluebell Flowers, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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Spanish Bluebell Flowers, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden


I photographed these Spanish Bluebells at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia. This is a wonderful travel destination when you are in the area. Click on the website link to plan your visit.


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1800 Lakeside Avenue

Richmond, VA 23228



"Hyacinthoides hispanica, the Spanish bluebell, is a spring-flowering bulbous perennial native to the Iberian Peninsula. It is one of around 11 species in the genus Hyacinthoides, others including the common bluebell in northwestern Europe, and the Italian bluebell further east in the Mediterranean region." - Wikipedia 

All about Spanish Bluebell Flowers



Subhash Sharma These blue bells not only look wonderful but have the message of ‘Humility, Everlasting Love’.Their lovely blue hue is also the colour of trust and responsibility. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention.

Mr. Sharma is a Facebook friend from India. He now lives in Ireland and frequently comments on my photographs as I post them on Facebook.


Spanish Bluebells, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, Virginia USA
Photograph by Roy Kelley
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Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I'd never heard of this garden, Roy... if those bluebells are representative of what's to see here, it must be a gorgeous place to visit.

May 12, 2018 12:11 PM #1
Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

I love these Bluebells even more after reading Mr. Sharma's explanation. 

May 12, 2018 12:19 PM #2
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I love the flowers and the description. Thank you for the photo

May 12, 2018 01:31 PM #3
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good evening Roy Kelley ,

OMG these Bluebells are gorgeous! What a spectacular Botanical garden. Thank you for sharing.

May 12, 2018 05:06 PM #4
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Tivoli Custom Homes - Minot, ND
Bob Timm, Project Coordinator for Tivoli Homes

There is something about seeing Bluebells that just brings about tranquility. Thank you for showing them to us Roy Kelley 

May 12, 2018 05:45 PM #5
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

HI Roy Kelley - I know that you relish all plants and flowers throughout the year but this time of year is very special because it is right there in front of you.  Great shot!

May 12, 2018 07:12 PM #6
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Roy I have seen similar flowers but they were White are they related? Just wondering, Endre

May 12, 2018 09:59 PM #7
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Thanks for sharing your photo of these Spanish Bluebells, Roy.  Beautiful.

May 13, 2018 04:32 AM #8
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Everytime I see Bluebells, I think back to childhood and grandmother's garden.

May 13, 2018 05:29 AM #10
Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

Those are beautiful Roy, blue is my favorite color and I love flowers too.

May 13, 2018 02:33 PM #12
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

These are very pretty but I don't see them growing in my area very often.

May 13, 2018 09:39 PM #14
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Roy, can not get away from enoying your flowers.  How many do you have in your backyard?


May 14, 2018 08:24 AM #16
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Will Hamm 

Our peonies will be the next to bloom in our back yard.

May 14, 2018 09:29 AM #17
Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

Roy, I do not recall ever seeing Spanish Bluebells before; had a feeling I would love them as I so love Lilies-of-the-Valley.  And I did!

May 14, 2018 09:41 AM #18
Patricia Feager
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Those blue bells are truly lovely! Thanks! This is the first time I heard of them or saw them. They really shout out loud softy SPRING! It must have been wonderful to discover them.

May 14, 2018 06:53 PM #20
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Your comments are always welcome and are very much appreciated.

May 15, 2018 07:55 AM #21
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
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Celebrate bicycling as a clean & healthy way to commute during Bike to Work DayFriday, May 18. The City will host a morning Pit Stop from 7 to 9 a.m. at the corner of Great Seneca Hwy. and Orchard Ridge Dr. and an afternoon Pit Stop from 4 to 6 p.m. at Olde Towne Plaza. Register in advance then stop by for raffle prizes and giveaways. The event is coordinated by Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association. Motorists, please keep an eye out for cyclists - there will be many more on our roadways on May 18.
May 15, 2018 11:29 AM #22
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