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  • n. Plural form of camellia.


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  • The time for shifting camellias is just when they have done flowering, before they are beginning to send out their young shoots.

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  • In the quarry are mandarin trees, so yellow with fruit that they look like gigantic sun-flowers; the camellias are as big as tambourines; and on the ground between the trees lie masses of magnificent figs and downy peaches embedded in fallen rose-leaves.

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  • A good showering will generally remove it, but all the smooth-faced plants (such as camellias, ivies, etc.) should be carefully sponged so as to keep the foliage clean and healthy.

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  • More than 60 years ago, Bena Hill had begun surrounding her family's modern home with a garden which features many traditional Southern favorites, such as camellias, palms, Japanese plum, fig, bamboo, bridal veil, yellow rain tree, tung trees and bamboo.


  • That has meant that blooming plants and trees, such as camellias, magnolias and cherries, are running a few weeks behind.

    The Seattle Times

  • Coffee grounds make great mulch for roses and other blooming plants, especially those that love acid soils such as camellias or azaleas.

    Merced Sun-Star: front

  • century, its gardens have been a source of inspiration - from plants such as camellias and bamboo, which botanists brought back from their travels, via the tea houses and red-painted bridges that influenced the Edwardians, to the stylised elements that have influenced contemporary design. - Articles related to At eco-minded Dallas flower shop, a custom arrangement

  • "They have more than 700 species of camellias, some more than 20 feet tall."

    10 great botanic gardens across the USA

  • There, in his greenhouse, he propagated and cultivated rhododendrons and camellias, and gathered rare species.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • In the blue evening, after her run, Sarah gathers camellias again.

    Lovelies on the Last Shore


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