By Kim Charles

Irvin and Pauline Faria of Carmichael, CA show many of us what we have been missing lately....beautiful blooms!

"Here in northern California is the season for camellias to display their beautiful blooms. In 1910 Sacramento became known as “The Camellia Capital”. We have a special love for camellias. Consequently in the 1960’s several young plants and seedpods, germinated in our greenhouse, were placed throughout the landscape. Since then seedpods dropped from mature plants have germinated beneath them. They are now full grown trees.

The recent heavy rains have damaged most blooms nevertheless while strolling through the garden we were to able to select some remaining delicate camellia blooms to share."

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