Historical Articles

Portuguese Camellias from the 19th Century

The aim of this paper is to talk about Porto and Portuguese camellias in the 19th century.

The Camellia collection in Furnas (São Miguel Island-Azores)

Situated on the south bank of Furnas Lake, the José do Canto Woodland Garden covers a vast area - the remnant of an ancient estate that was founded in the mid-nineteenth century by José do Canto.

Fantastic wild old camellia trees in Baotaishan

A visit and study of the wild Camellia reticulata population in the primary forest of Yongping Baotaishan national park

Japanese camellia blooming in Canada

the University of Alberta decided to develop a botanic garden in the Devon area located at the outskirts of the city of Edmonton utlizing the native plant species.

Camellias in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne has had a long history with camellias, a few being listed shortly after its founding in 1846.

La Belle-Époque in France: camellias in garden design

James Montjarret de Kerjégu, the heir of the Trévarez estate, decided to build a castle. It became one of the very last castles to be built in Europe, since the building was only completed in 1907.

Lost Camellias of Heligan

Heligan House is home to more than 70 Camellias, all planted before 1920. The identity of many of them is unknown. This article describes the detective work that has gone into identifying some of the older varieties in the collection.

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