National Geographic : 1947 May
Nautical Norfolk Turns to Azaleas © National Geographic Society Kodlachrolne Dy ti. Antnony Ptewar Bright Banks of Indian Azaleas Outshine an Admirer's Daisy Crown This Formosa is one of 75,000 plants of blooming size which have made the public azalea gardens of Norfolk, Virginia, a national show place. Begun in 1938 as a work-relief project, the gardens now have replaced tangled undergrowth on a tract six miles from the city limits. Twenty-five acres are planted in azaleas alone.