Southern California Camellia Society


Camellia Culture

September 7, 2013

by Marilee Gray – Camellias are the jewels of the shade garden that brighten the winter months with blooms of incredible variation and beauty. It is unfortunate, however, that many people consider camellias difficult to grow, when, in fact, they are very easy to grow once their needs are understood and met. Most camellias don’t just die; they are killed ...Read More »

The Basics of Fertilizing Camellias

September 2, 2013

By Marilee Gray, Claremont, CA — Camellias are so easy to grow that many people claim that their camellias are beautiful and productive even though they receive no special attention except watering through the dry seasons. Yet others, who are in the conscientious, attentive gardener classification, despair because camellias are so difficult to grow. Their dead and dying camellias attest ...Read More »