Sunday, January 15, 2012

Today's Flowers: Camellias

Camellias set their buds in the winter and bloom in early spring.
Unfortunately, this year the back and forth weather has confused my neighbor's camellia and the buds started growing too fast during warmer days only to get burned by the hard freeze.
My white camellia is doing better since its buds haven't started growing too fast yet.
Click for the home of Today's Flowers.


Unknown said...

Hope they'll still all blossom beautifully!

Judy said...

How sad for your neighbor, I hope yours are fine.

Cezar and Léia said...

Spring is almost there!Anxious waiting for see more of these adorable flowers!
hugs and a nice week ahead,

Rajesh said...

Lovely buds of the flowers.

Carole M. said...

I really enjoy the bud photographs

Smalltown RN said...

Well you just taught me something thanks! I hope your neighbours flowers survive.

Happy Weekend to you!

DeniseinVA said...

The change in temperatures confuses us all I think. Have a great week Carver and thanks once again for sharing your wonderful photography with us.

Luiz Santilli Jr said...

Hi Carver

Very interesting flower my friend!
I wish you send me some photos to post as Guest Friend!
I'm waiting, OK?


Sandy Kessler said...

They are so truly lovely and I want them to smell haha

Sallie ( said...

There were two beautiful mature pink camellia bushes on either side of our front door when we bought our home in Oregon (in 1971). And then the very next year we had a winter where it froze and then thawed several times and we lost them both. (And here all these zillions of years later and way after we sold the house I'm still sad about that!) So anyway, I hope that doesn't happen to your beautiful flowers.