Tag Archives: Camellia sasanqua

In a Vase on Monday: First Camellia

I am late this Monday getting organized for our weekly vase, but it did enable me to discover the first camellia of the season, Camellia sasanqua ‘Our Linda.’ ‘Our Linda’ thus becomes the center of this week’s offering. The supporting … Continue reading

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A Garden Review of 2014: October-December

Here at the end of the year is the final chapter of A Garden Review of 2014. Thanks (and a very Happy New Year) to Cathy at WordsandHerbs for initiating this idea for sharing the key events/plants in our garden in quarterly reviews during … Continue reading

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‘Chansonette’

I recently visited Maple Walk, a remarkable garden in Charlotte created by Tom Nunnenkamp and Lib Jones. They have an extraordinary collection of over 90 Japanese maples and over 25 dogwood species. Among the many other beautiful plants in their garden, … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday

The frost we experienced the past few nights has seriously reduced my options to participate in In a Vase on Monday. The rose and azalea blossoms are now mush; the few remaining flowers on the garden phlox have faded into pale reminders of … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town (2)

I stopped to take a picture of a camellia “hedge” along a road that I travel frequently in Weddington, NC. I have noticed these camellias in bloom in November for several years and have always wanted to see them close up … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Scene two

The flowers in my garden that are candidates for In a Vase on Monday are becoming fewer and fewer as we move into mid November. Today’s offering will, of necessity, include several blooms that have appeared in recent postings. Nonetheless, I am pleased … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town

I was on my way to pick up granddaughter Kate from practice for her school play when I spied these unusual sasanqua camellias. One can see shrubs trimmed into round balls all the time, but this is the first time I have seen camellias … Continue reading

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