Camellia 'Macdonald's Seedling'
13th March 2013
There are thousands of Camellia cultivars and with a very few exceptions they are white or pink, the sort of pink
chosen for emulsion paint rather than watercolour. The point being there are plenty, the range is limited and I am not
The flowers can be individually perfect but they often look silly on the branches, however it is nothing
compared to their silliness in exhibitions. Which brings us to a local flower show this spring, where the individual
silly blooms were displayed in individual disposable cups (very practical) like the prizes in a raffle where you try to
sneak out before the tickets are drawn. So when 'Macdonalds Seedling' stood out from all the others, I was happy it was something special.
Long story, but that's why I bought it. Not so outstanding in the unforgiving light of the real world but I am happy to give it a try.
20th March 2014