White Camellia

Monday, February 8, 2010

One of the most popular of flowering shrubs, the camellia is known for it's profusion and beauty of garden varieties.  A majority of the many thousands of cultivars now listed are descended from a single species, Camellia japonica, introduced to Europe in the early eighteenth century from China.

"White Camellia"    © Kathy Dunham 2010