Camellia Journal March 2013 - May 2013
VOLUME 68, NO. 1
‘Showboat’ has a beautiful large rose form double white flower with in curved pink petal edges. It grows vigorously upright and is somewhat open. It has a long blooming period from early to late season. It was introduced in September 2102 by Nuccio’s Nursery, Altadena, California. While it is not listed in their catalog, one and two gallon plants are available to purchase. Photo by Joe Berendt.
Camellia names can be confusing, especially when they are 'Supreme' or 'Special'. Common words or proper names lead to clarity and are more easily remembered.
The full peony form takes longer to develop but it is well worth the wait.
A flower like a beautiful engraved gem.
Bradford Kind brings a new feature to the Journal as he tells the stories of older nurseries and their special blooms like 'Mrs. D.W. Davis'.
The meetings and tours were outstanding, and there are two new Tablet of Honor couples.
A new look at the legacy of Hulyn Smith.
To make it work, you need friends with lots of camellias, and Matthew Corey and Jessica O-toole had the winning combination and a beautiful wedding was the result.
W. Lee Poe, Jr. and Jim Dickson take a trip back in time to Jim's home place in Hepzibah, Georgia.
ACS President Matt Hunter tells of his special experiences at the Napa meeting and discusses the new leadership coming to the ACS.
Troublemaker Tommy Martin is ready to wear the pink apron and ready to explain why he loves camellias. ACS Executive Director Celeste Richard turns her column over to him.
December 11-15, 2013 in Pensacola Beach, Florida, home to America’s oldest Camellia Club, founded in 1937.
Please support the nurseries and businesses that advertise in the ACS Camellia Journal.
Visit Massee Lane Gardens, an International Camellia Society 'Garden of Excellence' and a feature on the American Camellia Trail.