Now Blooming: Camellias

Explore acres of eye-catching camellias, blooming now in the Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden, and North Vista.

The winter landscape at The Huntington is covered with camellias. The botanical collections include nearly 80 different Camellia species and some 1,200 cultivated varieties.

More Plants "Now Blooming"

white camellia grijsii

Camellia grijsii

pink camellia jponica finlandia

Camellia japonica 'Finlandia'

pink camellia reticulata "nancy reagan" bloom on sculpted lion-head chair

Hidden within the Camellia Garden are many 17th- and 18th-century sculptures from Henry and Arabella Huntington's personal collection, including the "lion throne" by an unknown artist (featured here with a Camellia reticulata 'Nancy Reagan' flower).

sculpture of woman next to pink camellia blossoms

A Virtue, Author unknown, late 17th century

pink and white camellia tama "peacock"

Camellia japonica 'Tama Peacock'

pink camellia hiemalis showa

Camellia hiemalis 'Showa'

pink Japanese camellia

Camellia Japonica 'C.M. Wilson'

fuschia camellia japanese elegans

Camellia japonica 'Elegans'

white camellia blossoms

Camellia japonica 'Queen Bessie'


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