Camellia Festival in gardens of Eden State Park

Published: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 12:59 PM.

The Friends of Eden pay tribute to the Camellia from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb.15 at Eden Gardens State Park in Point Washington.

Visitors are invited to stroll through camellias, enjoy a floral demonstration using camellias, learn air layering (a camellia propagating technique), and camellia waxing for bloom preservation. Attend demonstrations on camellia care and other plant related topics by Marie Harrison, author of numerous gardening books. Camellias, air layered from Eden plants, will be available from the nursery.

This community event is free with free admission to the State Park, hosted by the Friends of Eden and Florida State Park Services

Temporary schedule:

• 10 a.m.: Air layering demonstration

• 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.: Presentation by Marie Harrison on camellias

• 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.: Camellia waxing demonstration

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