We have grown Camellias for over 60 years. We have had success and we have had failures. We have learned a great deal about Camellias and sometimes the hard way. We hear so many theories about Camellias and many of
Waxing is an old art form of dipping flowers into paraffin wax to seal and preserve them. It’s commonly done with Camellias and it’s a fun thing to do on a cool winter day! I began waxing camellias many
Several years ago, I visited Washington DC and toured many of the Smithsonian Museums. My favorite was the Natural History Museum. I viewed many different exhibits on the world’s history including the origins of plant life. I was so intrigued
Every year as summer comes to an end, we look forward to the beginning of fall. The cooler temperatures are a welcome relief from the hot, sultry days of July and August, and another season of football is just
Summers in the south can be brutal on people, plants and pets. We struggle all summer long just to get through the hot, sultry days of summer and eagerly look forward to the fall when we have that first nippy
A Formal Double Camellia is one of the most desirable Camellia forms of the entire Camellia family. They can be a very tightly formed flower or they can be loose formal double, often referred to as a Rose Form Double.
It’s no secret that winter can be a difficult season, especially if you don’t like cold weather. Not much blooms during this time but some cold hardy bedding plants. But if you live in the milder climates of zone 8
Each fall and winter, I just can’t help going out in the garden and cutting a camellia bloom or two to display in my home. As gardeners and growers, we tend to focus on the one instead of the many.
Camellias are one of the most diversified ornamental shrubs in the world. With at least one hundred different species, camellias come in many different shapes, forms, and colors. Another characteristic that equally displays huge differences among species and individual cultivars