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CSS – 03-07-20

Camellia Society of Sacramento Show Results Sacramento, CA March 7, 2020 C. japonica ‘Margaret Davis’ Camellia Society of Sacramento March 7, 2020 Elks Lodge #6 Emblem Room 6446 Riverside Blvd. Sacramento, CA Show Chairwoman – Julie Vierra 1650 Blooms Exhibited 1141 Attendees 34 Exhibitors SWEEPSTAKES Gold Certificate: 151 Blue Ribbons, Don & Mary Bergamini Silver Certificate: 62 Blue Ribbons, Don ... Read More »

CSKC – 03-07-20

Camellia Society of Kern County Show Results Bakersfield, CA March 7, 2020 C. japonica ‘Margaret Davis’ Camellia Society of Kern County March 1-2, 2020 Bakersfield Racquet Club 1660 Pine Street Bakersfield, California Show Chairman – Libbie Stull ???? Blooms Exhibited ???? Attendees ?? Exhibitors HORTICULTURE DIVISION SINGLE BLOOMS – NON-TREATED – Japonicas Lg/VLg: ‘Stop!’, Gary Blackburn RU: ‘Royal Velvet’, Marv ... Read More »

NCCS – 02-29-20

Northern California Camellia Council NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMELLIA SOCIETY Show Results Pleasant Hill, CA February 29, 2020 C. reticulata ‘Lady Ruth Ritter’ Northern California Camellia Society February 29, 2020 Saint Andrew’s Celebration Center 1601 Mary Drive Pleasant Hill, CA Show Chairman – Justin Bergamini 894 Blooms Exhibited 324 Attendees 27 Exhibitors SWEEPSTAKESGold Certificate: ?? Blue Ribbons, Don & Mary Bergamini Silver ... Read More »

CSSCC – 02-22-20

Northern California Camellia Council CAMELLIA SOCIETY OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY Show Results Santa Clara, CA February 22, 2020 C. reticulata ‘Larry Piet’ Camellia Society of Santa Clara County February 22, 2020 Show Chairman – John Mendoza ???? Blooms Exhibited ???? Attendees ?? Exhibitors SWEEPSTAKES Gold Certificate: 68 Blue Ribbons, Don & Mary Bergamini Silver Certificate: 50 Blue Ribbons, Don & ... Read More »

SCCC – 02-22-20

Southern California Camellia Council Show Results San Marino, CA February 22, 2020 C. reticulata ‘Linda Carol Southern California Camellia Council February 22-23, 2020 Descanso Gardens 1481 Descanso Drive La Canada-Flintridge, California Show Chairman – Bradford King 40 Blooms Exhibited ~600 Attendees 12 Exhibitors OUTSTANDING BLOOM CERTIFICATES GEORGE LEWIS TROPHY – BEST BLOOM IN SHOW ‘Senritsu-ko’, Marv & Virginia Belcher SINGLE ... Read More »

SFPCS – 02-15-20

San Francisco Peninsula Camellia Society Show Results Redwood City, CA February 15, 2020 C. japonica ‘Margaret Davis’ San Francisco Peninsula Camellia Society February 15, 2020 Community Activity Building 1400 Roosevelt Avenue Redwood City, CA Show Chairman – Meg Milani 466 Blooms Exhibited 190 Attendees 31 Exhibitors SWEEPSTAKES Gold Certificate: 84 Blue Ribbons, Don & Mary Bergamini Silver Certificate: 33 Blue ... Read More »

PCS – 02-15-20

Pacific Camellia Society Show Results La Canada-Flintridge, CA February 15, 2020 C. reticulata ‘Linda Carol’ Pacific Camellia Society February 15-16, 2020 Descanso Gardens 1481 Descanso Drive La Canada-Flintridge, California Show Chairman – Bradford King 925 Blooms Exhibited 800 Attendees 16 Exhibitors OUTSTANDING BLOOM CERTIFICATES SINGLE BLOOMS – NON-TREATED – Japonicas Lg/VLg: ‘Ferris Wheel’, Tom & Libbie Stull RU: ‘Nuccio’s Bella ... Read More »

SCCS – 02-08-20

Southern California Camellia Society Show Results San Marino, CA February 8, 2020 C. reticulata ‘Linda Carol Southern California Camellia Society February 8, 2020 The Huntington 1151 Oxford Road San Marino, California Show Chairman – Bradford King 823 Blooms Exhibited 22 Exhibitors OUTSTANDING BLOOM CERTIFICATES SINGLE BLOOMS – NON-TREATED – Japonicas Lg/VLg: ‘Julius Nuccio’, Michael Nealon RU: ‘Lucy Stewart’, Jeffrey Thurnher ... Read More »

A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO THE GENUS CAMELLIA

By Bradford King — There are as many as 280 camellia species.  They come from South East Asia with eighty percent originating in China. Commercially the most important is Camellia sinensis (the tea plant) whose new foliage is used to make tea. Camellia oleifera is a very important agricultural plant especially in China where its seeds are pressed producing edible ... Read More »

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