Camellia news

On this page, we report all events related to the camellia (exhibitions, open days, etc ...). We do regular updates.

'Paradise Caroline'

In 2017 le Domaine de Trévarez (29520 Saint-Goazec, France),  proposes :

Trévarez en Camellia from 25th to 26 th of march. With the partnership of la Société Bretonne du Camellia.

Public opening of the Serres Royales de Laeken (Bruxelles, Belgium), each year between april and may. In 2017, the opening is from 14th of april to the 5th of may included.

Arboretum d'Het Leen (Eeklo, Belgium)

Exhibition of camellias from 1 March to 17 April 2017, devoted to Belgian and Dutch varieties. Explanatory exhibition based on posters and photos. The collection is outdoors.
Parking and free access. Food available on site.

Joel Lemaitre nursery (France)

Days of Camellias, october 20th to 22th 2017, at the nursery.

Stervinou nursery (France)

The nursery is open to individuals every Friday afternoon from 14 pm to 18 pm, 17th February to 31st of May and 1st of  October to 30th of November.


Locarno (Suisse) : Parco Delle Camelie

Every year, International Exhibition of Camellias (20th edition in 2017). Discover 950 varieties in the Parco delle Camelie and an exhibition of 250 camellias in Castello Visconteo. In 2017, the exhibition is scheduled from March 22th to 26th.

'Bella di Pisa'

Cannero Riviera (Italy) : Mostra della Camelia 2017

Camellia show in Cannero Riviera, April 1st and 2nd. Exhibition of 25O varieties of camellias and visit of remarkable gardens. Also hikes around Cannero Riviera to discover the camellia in its natural environment.

Società Italiana della Camelie

Le Giornate delle Camelia, 4th and 5th of november 2017, at the Villa della Porta Bozzolo-Casalzuigno (VA). Organized jointly with the Camelia d'Oro.
Exhibition of camellias sasanqua elaborated from the collections of Villa Anelli, Villa Maioni and collectors of Ticino. There are also bonsai. Conferences are also planned for the two days.
Entry 10 euro, from 10 am to 6pm.

XIV Mostra della Camelia Invernale di Verbania, 25th and 26th of november 2017. the Museo del Paesaggio will host an exhibition of more than 60 camellias from local producers and gardens. Animations in town around the theme of camellia. Villa Giulia (Via Vittorio Veneto), conferences and workshops for children. Sale of camellias.
Free entry from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm.
Inauguration on November 25th at 10:30 am at the Museo del Paesaggio

Franckfurt (Germany) : Palmengarten

Every year the Palmengarten exposes, Duke Adolf of Nassau's collection of camellias, which is the basis of his collection. In its entirety, it is rich of 450 plants (300 cultivars). In 2017, the exhibition is from January the 26th to February the 19th. 

Londres (England) : Chiswick House

Camellia Festival from March 3rd to April 2nd, 2017, in honor of the oldest collection of camellias in Western Europe, cultivated in greenhouses. Reopening public after treating plants and cut. 10 hours to 16 hours, on Tuesdays to Sundays , free entry. On February 10th, 2016, a plaque was unveiled in honor of the restoration work by Herb Short, Marigold Assinder and Jane Callander, whixh rescued the collection. 

'Middlemist's Red'

Köln (Germany) : Botanischer Garten - Camellia Collection

In 2017, from January 27th  to April 09th, exibition of camellias (in greenhouses and outside). Free admission every day from 10 am to 4 pm. 750 different cultivars differents, with some yellow camellias, old japonicas, species and reticulata.