Camellias are mainly evergreen shrubs (some small trees): leaves simple, toothed margins, alternate, thick, leathery and usually with showy flowers.
They are widely popular shrubs in home gardens around the world, particularly in temperate climates.
This book shows you how to grow and use them in your garden or any landscape you might be creating or caring for. For the student or professional horticulturist, this can help you expand your understanding of camellias, and provide a useful reference when working with them. For the amateur camellia lover, reading this book can be a delight and may provide you with a whole new perspective on the plants you love.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION: HISTORY, BOTANY AND TAXONOMY
CHAPTER 2 CULTURE – GROWING AND CARING FOR CAMELLIAS
CHAPTER 3 PROPAGATION
CHAPTER 5 SPECIES AND CULTIVARS