Author Archives: Lynette Gleeson

NSW Camellia Research Society Annual Show

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Mt Waverley – The Camellia & Garden Show

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2017 National Show – Narrandera

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2017 National Camellia Show

Narrandera Garden Club along with Hume Camellia Society will be hosting the 2017 Camellias Australia’s National Show this year. It will be from Friday 25th August & Saturday 26th August in the Narrandera Exservicemen’s Club, Bolton Street, Narrandera. Benching will … Continue reading

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2017 National Congress – “Beautiful One Day”

Camellias Australia meets annually for a National Camellia Congress. The 2016 National Congress will be hosted by the Queensland Camellia Society. “Beautiful One Day!” promises to be a warm and welcoming congress running from Friday 28th July to Monday  31st July. The Queensland … Continue reading

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Vale Peter Levick

We were all sadden to hear of the passing of our esteem member in the early hours of 20th March, 2017. Peter was presented with the Walter Hazlewood Award of Honour in 1988 and made a Fellow of Camellias Australia along … Continue reading

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The Famous Eight of Old Dali

While peony flowers dominated in floral decoration through much of eastern China, the distinctive climate of northern Yunnan produced an abundance of Camellia reticulata blossom which were celebrated among Bai and Yi minorities. Yunnan city districts such as Kunming, Chuxiong, Baoshan, Tengchong and … Continue reading

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Giants of Baotai Mountain

Eighteenth century to present Source Country: China Above left: A solitary Camellia reticulata bloom between two massive trunks in Jinguang Temple nature reserve on Baotai Mountain; above right: examples of small single reticulata flowers which the giants produce Two giants: … Continue reading

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Vale – Barry Walter Di Salvia

It is with great sadness that I advise of the sudden and tragic passing of Barry Di Salvia on Sunday 7 August 2016.  Our thoughts are with Denise and his family. Barry was involved in so many areas of Camellias … Continue reading

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2016 National Congress – “Cool Camellias” Launceston, Tasmania

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