Camellia Journal September 2016 - November 2016
VOLUME 71, NO. 3
The Cover: C. reticulata hybrid 'Jack Mandarich', is a very large, spirea red, rose form double to formal double. It is C. reticulata hybrid 'Lilette Witman' x (C. reticulata x japonica 'Hulyn Smith'). The plant growth is upright and spreading with light green leaves. Cover photo by Bradford King.
Thrilling camellias that might be found under the big top!
Bradford King reminds us why some women just can’t seem to resist bad boys.
Crosses of japonicas and other species make hybrids that fill in the camellia gaps.
This vibrant red camellia has striking white markings and a unique history.
The Longue Vue House & Gardens is a Classical Revival estate in New Orleans, Louisiana and features over 200 camellias. By Amy Graham
Gene Phillips highlights ‘Rev. John Bennett’ from the 1800’s which is still thriving today in one of America’s oldest gardens.
He was a past President of the ACS from 1983 to 1985 and loved to breed reticulata hybrids and lovingly name them after his friends and family.
Martha Ragland gives us a taste of what is to come at our national convention next year.
ACS President Jim Campbell welcomes all the recently elected ACS Board Members and State Directors to their new leadership positions.
ACS Executive Director Celeste Richard details the newly approved voting process and how all ACS Members can participate and get the leadership they want in place.