Here is our last visit in Kurume, The World's Camellia House. There is a exhibition of camellias, a sale of goods, books and maps dedicated to camellia, a collection of camellias planted in the ground outside and a greenhouse where we mainly found wild camellias.
This booklet was published for the ICS Congress in 2010. It includes all the information needed for visiting in Kurume and Kumamoto.
We have not been able to photograph the big subjetcs in the ground, due to heavy rain. However, we visited with great interest the greenhouse that is right next to the exhibition pavilion.
Above at the left, C. reticulata in its "wild" form, single flower (forma simplex) and at the right, C. reticulata such as is grown in greenhouses. Also included in the greenhouse some japonica, reticulata and hybrid.