Camellia Journal December 2018 - February 2019
VOLUME 73, NO. 4
The Cover: C. japonica 'Tama-no-ura' was discovered in the wild by Tomokazu Fujita in 1947 in Tama-no-ura, Fuku'e Island, Goto Archipelago, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, and named and released by the Prefectural Camellia Society. Photo by Bradford King
Bradford King describes commercially important camellias.
The camellia ‘Lily Pons’ has a striking white medium single to semi-double flower with a cluster of long stamens.
Bellingrath Gardens is highlighted by Forrest Latta who tells us how Bessie Bellingrath’s vision lead to what Bellingrath is today.
Gene Phillips highlights C. japonica ‘Otome-Tsubaki’, introduced in Japan around 1829.
Interest in camellias with variegated foliage is increasing.
Yellow camellia species originated in China and Vietnam.
Mark Crawford’s new column focuses attention on newer camellias.
John Grimm describes the beauty of camellias after a southern snow storm.
Florence Crowder explains what camellia preservation is and who preservationists are.
Mobile, Alabama, February 15-18, 2019
ACS President Jim Dickson doesn’t understand why everyone isn’t as excited as we are about our beautiful winter queen.
Celeste Richard reflects on her decade at Massee Lane Gardens and the 50th anniversary of the Gardens’ dedication as the ACS headquarters.
Brad King describes the floral arrangements enjoyed during the ICS Congress in March.