Camellia Journal March 2012 - May 2012
VOLUME 67, NO. 1
The deep red large semidouble, peony to formal double flower 'Miss Charleston' was introduced in 1961 by W. I. Gill of Adams Run, South Carolina, to honor the coronation of lovely young women as Miss Charleston. Cover Photo by Bradford King.
These dark flowers are exciting because they symbolize action, passion, and mystery.
The magnificent reticulata flowers are beautiful to the eye, but no one pair of eyes can see the diversity of even on cultivar. Bradford King explores the diversity of these cultivars.
One of the best peony formed reticulatas, with multiple pink tones shading to coral.
Baptizing a camellia in France was a special moment.
Groom camellias for size, form, and the removal of dead, damaged, weak or diseased branches. Bradford King tells how to do it.
News of Special Interest to ACS Members
'Joe Nuccio' commemorates one of the founders of Nuccio Nurseries.
Volunteers make a difference in the gardens at ACS headquarters.
Gary Wolfe tells how he grows camellias in an unusual spot in New York City.
Well planned, well organized and loads of fun.
ACS President Matt Hunter says the Norfolk Convention has set a new threshold that will be difficult to cross.
ACS Executive Director Celeste Richard reports that donations are up significantly over last year and plant societies plan a major summit meeting.
An International Camellia Society 'Garden of Excellence'