Download Camellias: A Curator's Introduction to the Camellia Collection in the Huntington Botanical Gardens (The Huntington Library Garden Series) eBook
by Ann Richardson
Camellia GardenA Historic CollectionWhen many parts of the country are blanketed by snow, the winter landscape at The Huntington is covered with camellias
Camellia GardenA Historic CollectionWhen many parts of the country are blanketed by snow, the winter landscape at The Huntington is covered with camellias. The botanical collections include nearly 80 different camellia species-sasanqua, japonica, reticulata, hiemalis, vernalis, tunghinensis, nitidissima, and semiserrata, to name just a few-and some 1,200 cultivated varieties.
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The Huntington's camellia garden is one of the most diverse public collections anywhere and one of only five gardens worldwide to earn the International Camellia Garden of Excellence Award from the International Camellia Society. The collection includes some of the world's oldest camellia cultivars as well as new 21st-century introductions, both well documented in this lavishly illustrated, compact book. Reproductions of nineteenth-century botanical illustrations from the Huntington Library's rare book collections are also included.
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The Desert Garden features one of the largest outdoor collections of mature cacti and succulents in the world. Additional garden areas devoted to roses and camellias, each collection with more than 1,000 different cultivars. Important Information. The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108-1218.
The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens are located in the affluent community of San Marino, at the edge of Pasadena. The estate is the former home of railroad and utility magnate, Henry E. Huntington, who was instrumental in developing the San Gabriel Valley. He bought the property in 1903 and built the mansion on the grounds in 1911. 01 of 05. Art, Ancient Manuscripts, and Exotic Plants. Dave Pinter, Getty Images.
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