One in Adelphi, Maryland, one in Wildwood, Florida, one at the US National Arboretum with a grandfatherly interest in many more around the DC area (unless noted, pictures are taken the day of post)
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Camellia japonica 'Destiny
The Camellias from Camellia Forest Nursery continue to flower in Polyhouse 8. This is a variety of Camellia japonica, a sport of 'Lady Clare', who is herself one of the more cold hardy japonicas. When established, both are reputedly hardy to 0-5F.