Camellia Journal December 2011 - February 2012
Volume 66, Number 4
The very large pink reticulata flower of ‘John Hunt’ comes in several beautiful forms with veined and occasionally notched petals. The photo shows it as loose peony. Cover Photo by Bradford King.
The anemone camellia form is unusual and beautiful. Many have large flowers and do well in the garden. By Bradford King
The Palm Landscape Architecture Co. in China has developed summer blooming camellias. Twenty are featured in this edition, and some bloom June through December. By Gao Jiyin, Liu Xinkai, Huang Wanjian, Zhong Naisheng, Chen Guanghui and Feng Guimei
A flower with a magical name and look. By Bradford King
A barber by trade and a grower of large camellias. Randolph Maphis tells how his legacy lives on.
Elva Harwood tells her own story of planting three camellias as a young bride, and now has acres, and her quilts reflect her camellias.
A "Once Upon a Time” story of camellias and camellia legends. By Will G. Mangham
The process gives you a good sized camellia ready to plant in six months to a year. Bradford King gives step-by-step directions
News of Special Interest to ACS Members
By Lori Huff
Fort Valley members travel to Litchfield, S.C., and enjoy it all. By Cheryl Thompson
Camilla Friends Helping Camellia Friends. By Joe Holmes
She died last January, having given her best to the Camellia World and her finest plants to her town. By Lee Poe
Massee Lane Gardens Council Chairman Tommy Alden is asking for your help in the search for camellias that tolerate the sun.
ACS President Matt Hunter tells of the progress at ACS headquarters and looks forward to the convention in Virginia.
The dates are March 21-25, 2012 in Norfolk, VA. Registration and schedule details.
ACS Executive Director Celeste Richard tells of the many ways to participate in the convention.
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