Camellia Journal June 2010-August 2010

Volume 65, Number 2

June 2010 - August 2010 Table of Contents

‘Miles Beach’ is named for Miles Beach, Sr. and is a red frosted Reticulata with golden anthers and red filaments, large to very large, semidouble form. Cover Photo by Miles Beach, Jr.


Happy Higos

A Higo is distinguished by the 100 to 250 stamens that flare out to form a central sunburst. By Bradford

The Impossible Dream Is Coming True

Tremendous progress is being made towards preserving the “ancient” and “historic” camellias and azaleas. By Douglas Ruhren.

Treasures at Massee Lane


Spotlight: Camellia japonica ‘Magnoliaeflora’

Camellia japonica ‘Magnoliaeflora’ -- A classic camellia japonica grown and enjoyed throughout the camellia world. By Bradford King.

My Camellia Story

Jennie Upchurch tells of her passion for camellias and says, “My love affair with camellias is no longer new and shallow, but rather it is perpetual and deep.”

Ooooooh, What a Trip

Florence Crowder went to France in search of “Ancient Camellia” cuttings and returned with a bountiful

Summer Care of Camellias

Brad King tells how to care for camellias in the summer months and how to deal with both wanted and unwanted visitors.

Camellia Chronicles

News of Special Interest to ACS Members

Journal-0610-New Members.pdf

Signs Lead to Massee Lane Gardens

Sixteen new signs on major highways advertise the gardens. By Roger Ann Davis

The Prez Sez

ACS reaches a significant point, our 65th Anniversary. By Roger Vinson.

Donations Memorials and Honorariums

Did you know

ACS membership provides some special benefits.


Journal-0610-ACS Fall Annual Board Convention.pdf