Southern California Camellia Society

Camellia Note Cards

September 7, 2013

A few decades ago, Paul Jones was commissioned to paint camellias at the internationally renowned Huntington Gardens in San Marino, California. His paintings are exquisite, and they are sure to please camellia fanciers. They make wonderful gifts for your fellow camellia lovers, and they are suitable for framing. 8 Camellia Notecards, $8     US or International Shipping with US ... Read More »

2024 Camellia Nomenclature

September 1, 2023

The first Nomenclature Book was published in 1942, edited by Vern McCaskill. It was entitled Classification of Camellias and listed 196 varieties. The second nomenclature book was published in 1946 and listed the names of 291 cultivars obtainable and grown in Southern California. This booklet contained culture notes by William Hertrich. In 1947, the first formal “nomenclature” book was published. Edited ...Read More »

Camellia Sasanqua

November 1, 2023

Camellia sasanqua: Heralds of the Camellia Season by Dr. Bradford King includes over 100 photos and descriptions about fall blooming sun tolerant camellias. This book provides valuable information on growing and caring for these camellias. Landscaping, their growth habits, and versatility are clearly described and beautifully illustrated. How they came from Japan to the United States, ...Read More »