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

A Tribute to Jerry Conrad of Erinon Camellia Nursery

A Tribute to Jerry Conrad of Erinon Camellia Nursery

  From the time that I was little, I have been surrounded by colorful camellia friends. First, it was by dad’s camellia friends. Later, it was my own band of interesting personalities with insatiable attractions to our favorite plant. Camellias

The Fireman and the Camellia Grower

The Fireman and the Camellia Grower

Growing up in Savannah, I soon realized that my home town is a very historic site in America. After all, General Oglethorpe founded our fair city in 1733 and that’s a very long time ago. Every Sunday when I was

Four Georgia Crackers in California by Judge Arthur Solomon

Four Georgia Crackers in California by Judge Arthur Solomon

This is the story about a trip to California made by four Georgia Crackers. One was none other than Mr. John Illeges, donor of the Illges Medal, who resides at “Plumfield,” in one of those Ionic column mansions at Columbus.