Camellia

The Camellia Society of the Potomac Valley will hold its first Fall Show in many years on Sunday, November 10, 2018 at Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria.

Bloom entry and judging will be held in the large meeting room at Green Springs from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  The public will be admitted to view the entries and winners from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Please join us for a fine display of early blooming sasanquas and cold-hardy hybrids that already putting on a show in members’ gardens!

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About CSPV

Our Society represents camellia lovers from all over the Mid-Atlantic regions, including the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania.

Members include gardening enthusiasts, landscapers, nurserymen, horticulturists, hybridizers and anyone who loves these beautiful and easy to care for shrubs!

Dues are $10 per person payable annually. Click here to join.

CSPV meets on the second Sunday of the month in November and March. The annual CSPV show and plant sale is typically held at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland on a weekend in early April when spring blooms are at their height.

Click here for the results from our April 2017 Show.

Here are some other resources of interest:

List of Camellia Varieties Grown in the Potomac Valley (from an October 2008 CSPV Member Survey)

November 2010 CSPV presentation on Camellia Sasanquas

March 2011 CSPV Presentation by Dr. Matt Taylor on Longwood Gardens’ Camellia Breeding Program