Mary Ryniec enrolled in a botanical watercolor class at Brooklyn Botanic Garden several years ago and loved it. She has been painting botanicals ever since and is a fellow of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society.
These rhododendrons aren't wilting. Their curled leaves are a response to the cold. Charles Darwin first wrote about such movements in plants in 1880, but this response is a still not well-understood. View What’s Happening to These Leaves?