This program at the Coastal Discovery Museum on February 24 at 2 will be a virtual program with Wendy Dickes, the garden manager. Camellias are fascinating plants, with a rich history and although not native to the American continent, they have been part of the south since the 1700s. These plants are a member of the tea plant family and have been cultivated for their beauty in many Lowcountry gardens. The garden at the Coastal Discovery Museum has 130 varieties that cover the whole spectrum of plant varieties and flower types present in camellias. the talk will be about the history, diversity and significance of camellias, as well as the necessary knowledge to grow and care for camellias in the Lowcountry.
This virtual only program is $5 per viewing and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223.