Camellia news

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

Upcoming events

New Zealand Camellia Society

2023 NZ National Camellia Show and Convention, Plymouth International Hotel, New Plymouth, 19-21 August, 2023. Exhibition open to the public from 12 noon to 4.30 pm. Entry by donation.
Joel Lemaitre nursery (France)

From October 20 to October 22, 2023. Camellia days with autumn flowering. On the production site. The exposure is protected from bad weather. From 9 am to 6 pm.

Past events

Public opening of the Serres Royales de Laeken (Bruxelles, Belgium), each year between april and may. In 2023, the opening is from the 14th of April to the 7th of May included, except on monday.
Cologne (Germany): Botanischer Garten - The Camellia Collection

Camellia exhibition from the 7th of January to the 16th of April 2023. The greenhouse will serve as an exhibition area for camellias, in addition to the camellias in the botanical garden. Access to the botanical garden will remain free. The collection contains 750 different cultivars, including some yellow camellias, such as old japonica, botanical and reticulata. Admission is free.
Landschloss Zuschendorf (Germany)

Camellia exhibition from March 1 to April 16, 2023. Optimum flowering at the end of March. Greenhouse exhibition of 220 varieties of camellias, including historical varieties from the 19th century.
Sociedad Española de la Camelia (Espagne)

On April 15 and 16, 2023, VIIth exhibition of Camellias in the polyvalent pavillon of Vilanova de Arousain. Opening of the exhibition on Saturday at 1:30 pm. This is the last exhibition of the season.
Locarno (Suisse) : Parco Delle Camelie

Every year, International Exhibition of Camellias (24th edition in 2023). Discover 1400 varieties in the Parco delle Camelie and an exhibition of 200 camellias. The exhibition is scheduled from March 29 to April 2, 2023.

Sociedad Española de la Camelia (Espagne)

On March 11 and 12, 2023, the XXIst Camellia Show Competition in Soutomaior, under the Castle marquee.
Joel Lemaitre nursery (France)

From October 20 to October 22, 2023. Camellia days with autumn flowering. On the production site. The exposure is protected from bad weather. From 9 am to 6 pm.
In 2023 le Domaine de Trévarez (29520 Saint-Goazec, France), proposes :

Les Camellias, saison botanique #1 from the 4th to the 26st of March.
Mostra Antiche Camelie della Lucchesia

On March 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26, 2023, in Pieve di Compito, VIth Mostra of Camellia. At the Camelieto, there is a collection of about 1000 camellias. During the three weekends, in addition to the events, the Camelieto is open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm.
Cannero Riviera (Italy) : Mostra della Camelia 2023

On March 25 and 26, 2023 Camellia exhibition in Cannero Riviera.
Camellia exhibition, visits and conference.
Mostra della Camelie Verbania, Villa Giulia

On 25 and 26 March 2023, Mostra of spring flowering camellias. Guided tours, workshops, plant sales. Some visits are by reservation only.
London (England) : Chiswick House

Camellia Celebration from February 26 to March 6, 2022, in honor of the oldest collection of camellias in Western Europe, cultivated in greenhouses. Exposure is more limited in 2022, see the link above for full details.
On February 10, 2016, a plaque was unveiled in honor of the restoration work by Herb Short, Marigold Assinder and Jane Callander, who rescued the collection.
'Middlemist's Red'
'Middlemist's Red'
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). No exhibition in 2020
Arboretum d'Het Leen (Eeklo, Belgium)

The Domain is open again.