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Planting camellias: Three favorites for your garden

Don’t you love camellias? My mom has them in a side garden, sort of tucked away, but they are always such a delight to see, especially at this time of year. They are blooming right now, in fact, and are the prettiest things going now. Propagation by seed is, according to the American Camellia Society, by far the easiest method of growing, and there are so many possibilities for these beautiful additions to your garden, you won’t regret planting some. “Growing plants from seed presents the gardening enthusiast with a real challenge,” cautions americancamellias.com, “Camellias do not come true from seed and very rarely is a good flower produced from seed. Out of many seedlings, the chances for a superior variety are very slim since camellias have been hybridized for over 2000 years to produce the varieties available today.” The Camellia seed ripens at various times, depending on the variety you’ve chosen and your location. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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