Camellia in Michigan

hardytropicalguy(z6 SWMI)July 9, 2009

I have created a gardening Blog I have a pic there of some Camellia in the yard from last fall. Please have a look!

Here is a link that might be useful: flower farm and gardens

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jeff_al

congratulations for camellias in michigan. the flowers almost look like species peony buds unfolding. i do like white-flowered camellias.
i also like the chitalpa you picture and would consider that tree for myself but now thinking the humidity would lead to mildew problems in my zone, based on what i read about it. my catalpa looks pretty ragged by this time, most years of late, after a dry summer.

    Bookmark   August 13, 2009 at 10:50AM
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hardytropicalguy(z6 SWMI)

This is one of Dr. Ackerman's cold hardy Camellia selections. I can not locate the file with it's identity. Here are some pictures from early May this year of the flowers produced.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2011 at 8:25PM
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