Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Conventions & Camellia Celebrations

Find out about events at Massee Lane Gardens and in the camellia world.



Plant Sale

Simply click the link below to view the available varieties, call the gift shop to pay over the phone, and set up an appointment to pick up your new camellia plants curbside. 
Click here to view the Plant Sale Page.

Visit Massee Lane Gardens, the Historic Headquarters of the American Camellia Society! Call (877) 422-6355 for questions, tour reservations and event registration information.

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.  Open 7 days a week in February. (Call for Holiday Hours)


  • Admission: $10 for Adults; Free for Members, children 12 and under and tour bus drivers; $8 for Seniors 55+, military and dependents.

  • Self Guided Tours: Guests can view an informative video on the history and features of Massee Lane Gardens. An easy to follow map of the gardens and galleries allows guests to tour the gardens at their own pace.

  • Professionally Guided Tours: Available Tuesday through Friday for groups of 10 or more by appointment for $10 per guest (includes admission and guide). Call toll free to schedule a tour for your group!  (877) 422-6355

  • Learn More! Click on the "Gardens" menu option above to learn more about Massee Lane Gardens.

  • Pet Friendly! Leashed pets welcome in the gardens. (Galleries off limits to pets.)

  • Gift Shop and Plant Shop. The Massee Lane Gardens Gift Shop is open year round with an eclectic mix of camellia grafting, pruning and rooting supplies, camellia care books, decorative housewares, camellia art and jewelry, stationary, and educational children's toys. Live camellia plants in three gallon pots are available year-round. American Camellia Society Members receive a ten percent discount on all purchases.

  • Click here to learn more about Massee Lane Gardens.


New Three-Year Electronic Membership Rate

Renew your membership or join the American Camellia Society with a single or joint three-year electronic membership for the new rate of $45.00. A two-year electronic membership is available for $40.00 and a single year electronic membership is available for $20.00.

All electronic memberships include the same benefits as the traditional membership, with the exception of mailed hard copies of The Camellia Journal and the American Camellia Yearbook.


  • All memberships include online access to these publications dating back to 1945, as well as much other online members-only camellia care resources.
  • 10% discount on ACS Gift Shop purchases at Massee Lane Gardens and our online Gift Shop, a copy of the ACS Camellia Culture Booklet (an ACS publication on camellia care and propagation)
  • Free admission to Massee Lane Gardens - headquarters for the American Camellia Society
  • Free or reduced admissions into 345+ additional botanical gardens that participate in the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Admissions Program
  • National conventions with competitive camellia shows, tours, and other fun-filled activities
  • Educational workshops, a speakers bureau, and extensive camellia library, camellia fact sheets, and camellia nursery information

Click here to join the American Camellia Society and begin enjoying the benefits, give a gift membership, or renew your current membership.