Camellia Journal March 2015 - May 2015
Volume 70, Number 1
This article shows off some of the camellias named for famous people and also includes some of the celebrities best words. By Bradford King
Members whose involvement and personal commitment symbolize the spirit of camellia culture were given special awards by ACS. By Camille Bielby
Members attending the winter convention visited several well known nurseries and were entertained royally. By Bradford King
The Show was outstanding with 1,196 flowers exhibited and 1,600 attendees. By Bradford King
This blossom, introduced by Nuccio’s Nurseries, has great blooming qualities in the garden. By Bradford King
Camellias fascinated Dr. Ackerman and his research and contributions were among the most significant to the Camellia World. By Bradford King
Internationally known author Eudora Welty used details she saw all around in her garden in her fiction and essays. Her garden is still a wealth of heirloom plants and camellias. By Susan Haltom
Bradford King provides the names and descriptions of late blooming camellias, including reds and pinks, japonicas, reticulatas and hybrids.
News of Special Interest to ACS Members
Dothan, Alabama held “The Day of the Camellia” celebration in honor of the state flower. By Camille Bielby
ACS President Don Bergamini attended six camellia shows this year and found the winter convention to be special indeed.
ACS Executive Director Celeste Richard encourages Camellians to attend conventions. They are the place to be to learn about camellias, to form lasting friendships and to have fun.
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