‘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
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,
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
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
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
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.