Grow Your Own Tea

Grow Your Own Tea

Only after water, Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world.  For over 5000 years it has played a unique role in history.  It has brought people together and ripped people apart.  It has made us feel better, think clearer, and

Camellia japonica ‘Guest Star’

Camellia japonica ‘Guest Star’

‘Guest Star’ was introduced by J.R. Moore of Hampton, Virginia in 1974, and it is now becoming extremely popular with camellia gardeners. The medium size formal double flower usually blooms winter through early spring, but we even have had flowers

Camellia hybrid ‘High Fragrance’

Camellia hybrid ‘High Fragrance’

Species: hybrid Bloom Color: White with deep pink edges Bloom Size: Varies from small to medium Bloom Form: Varies from semidouble to full peony Bloom Season: Winter to Spring Growth Habit: Upright Growth Rate: Vigorous Maintainable Height: 5-6 feet Maintainable Width: 3-4 feet Light Preferences: Filtered shade Plant Uses: Accent plant,

Camellia japonica ‘Black Magic’

Camellia japonica ‘Black Magic’

This japoica is one of the most unique and popular camellias to be introduced in many years. The plant has striking “Holly-Like” foliage accompanying the most incredible black red flower that you will likely ever see. This variety is a

Camellia sasanqua ‘Shishi-Gashira’

Camellia sasanqua ‘Shishi-Gashira’

Species: Sasanqua (Hiemalis) Bloom Color: Deep Rose Pink Bloom Size: Small Bloom Form: Semidouble to Rose Form Double Bloom Season: Fall Growth Habit: Low Spreading Growth Rate: Average Maintainable Height: As Low as 2-2.5 Feet Maintainable Width: As narrow as 2-2.5 Feet Light Preferences: Filtered Shade to Full Sun

Camellia japonica ‘Grace Albritton’

Camellia japonica ‘Grace Albritton’

Species: Japonica Bloom Color: White with pink around petal edges Bloom Size: Miniature to Small Bloom Form: Formal Double Bloom Season: Winter to early Spring Growth Habit: Upright Growth Rate: Vigorous Maintainable Height: 5-6 Feet Maintainable Width: 3-4 Feet Light Preferences: Filtered Shade Plant Uses: Container, Foundation, Accent, Short Screen

Camellia japonica ‘Sea Foam’

Camellia japonica ‘Sea Foam’

If you are looking for an outstanding white Japonica for the garden, it is hard to beat ‘Sea Foam’. This variety was introduced by John Weisner of Fernandina Beach, Florida back in 1959. Many camellia lovers are impressived by the

Camellia japonica ‘Sweetie Pie’

Camellia japonica ‘Sweetie Pie’

At Gene’s Nursery, camellias in the garden is so very important to us. Just because a camellia has a pretty flower, it does not mean that it also make a great plant in the garden. One camellia that has a

Camellia japonica ‘Frankie Winn’

Camellia japonica ‘Frankie Winn’

Camellia japonica ‘Frankie Winn’ is a Savannah original that was introduced by Mr. & Mrs Jimmy Luker’s Sugar Hill Camellia Nursery back in 1978. This camellia has a very dense upright plant with beautiful green foliage. It has an average

Camellia sasanqua ‘Leslie Ann’

Camellia sasanqua ‘Leslie Ann’

Species: Sasanqua Bloom Color: White with lavender tipped petals Bloom Size: Small 2′ Bloom Form: Formal double opening to semidouble Bloom Season: Fall Growth Habit: Dense, upright, columunar growth Growth Rate: Average ( 4-8 inches of new growth per season)