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Vee Pass Rhododendrons

The Vee is famous all over Ireland for its panoramic views, particularly thanks to blooming rhododendrons

Vee Pass Rhododendrons in Ireland 2019 - Best Time
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Every year between mid-May and mid-June the Vee Pass above Clogheen becomes covered with the bloom of rhododendrons. The timing depends a lot on weather factor though. If it is too cold the blooming will be delayed, if the weather is windy, the flowers can be blown away.

Vee Pass Rhododendrons in Ireland - Best Season 2019

The rhododendrons were planted in the area of Vee in the 1960s and since then it occupied the whole territory around. Being a really virulent plant, it damages any other vegetation around it.

Best time for Vee Pass Rhododendrons in Ireland 2019

There are lots of legends and stories about this area, the Vee lake, and the flowers. In late spring thousands of people visit the place to enjoy the colourful landscape. You will easily find a way as it is well sign-posted.

Best time to see Vee Pass Rhododendrons in Ireland 2019

The Vee Pass runs under the R668 number between Lismore, Co. Waterford and Clogheen in Co. Tipperary.

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