Camellia Journal March 2010-May 2010


4 The Best of the Best in White

Similarities and Differences in Camellia Preferences. By Bradford King.

8 Camellias in the Natural Landscape

Camellias are trees and Dr. Clifford R. Parks tells how large plantings of camellias can be used to effectively make a transition between intensely cultivated areas and natural woodland.

10 All in the Family

Betty Sheffield is the most famous family of ‘sports.’ By Bradford King.


2 Spotlight: Camellia Reticulata ‘Dr. Clifford Parks’

Camellia reticulata ‘Dr. Clifford Parks’ -- a cross between reticulata ‘Crimson robe’ and japonica ‘Kramer’s Supreme’.

6 A Camellia Quiz

Do you know your whites?

15 Camellia Know-How

Brad King tells how to use approach Grafting to produce two beautiful plants or introduce virus into a non-variegated plant.

Camellia Chronicles

News of Special Interest to ACS Members

17 Pensacola Camellia Club

Goes long distance to consult on old garden. By Norman Vickers.

18 The Prez Sez

Roger Vinson shares ACS Vision for 2020.

19 ACS Executive Director Celeste Richard

Massee lane Gardens exploding with color; ACS exploding with membership.

20 ACS Annual Meeting

January 2010 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

23 Happenings in Valdosta

Florence Crowder and Vince Dooley visit Valdosta Camellia and Garden Club. By Mark Crawford.

24 Donations Memorials and Honorariums

25 The Joseph H. Pyron Award

C. Warren Thompson honored.

26 First Illges Medal

Presented in 1949, it is on displayed at ACS headquarters.

27 Wish List

Books that will enhance the ACS collection.

27 Membership

Patrick Andrews discusses importance of membership.

28 Whites Quiz Answers, Judges Schools, and New ACS Cultivars

30 New Members, New Dues Structure

22, 32 & Advertisers & Back Cover

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