|Christmas at the Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island,North Carolina
|Winter Nights: Grand Illumination is a "Floral Tapestry"; a premier holiday visual
display of lights and extravagant natural sights, specifically designed for the Elizabethan
Gardens, a lush, popular vacation destination in North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Photos courtesy Dee Ostrander, John Buford, & Kyle Dixon
|The Elizabethan-Style Gatehouse
|The Great Gates
Donated by the French Embassy
in Washington, D.C.
|Thousands of crushed peony petals, sculpting
techniques, magnolia, fresh floral materials, and real
feathers went into making a flock of royal peacocks
|The Sunken Garden
Part of the Whitney Collection, the Italian fountain
and surrounding statues are over 500 years old.