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Japonica Makes More Sinensis

While I’m on the subject of camellias, which I proclaimed in my last post to be one of my favorite flowers, I feel the need to clarify. The ones outside my window (see previous post) are actually Camellia sinensis, which has a ruffly, free-formish bloom. The ones I truly love–Camellia japonica–seem to be rare here … Continue reading

Equinox–Bring It!

You know Spring is here when you peer into the grayness through your winter-clouded window and get this jubilant look back from your camellias, as if they’ve been waiting for you to get up to tell you, “Hey lady, get out here–it’s Spring! No, really!” Camellias, one of my favorite flowers, always get fooled by … Continue reading