Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park Feb. 21

February 10, 2015

camelliaatedenThe Friends of Eden and Florida State Parks pay tribute to the camellia on Saturday, Feb. 21. The Camellia Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Eden Gardens State Park in Point Washington.

Visitors are invited to stroll through amazing camellias, enjoy a camellia floral arrangement demonstration, learn air layering, (a camellia propagating technique), and camellia waxing for bloom preservation.  Attend a program  on camellia care and other plant related topics by Marie Harrison, a Master Gardener and author of numerous Gardening Books.

Pavilion activities:
10:30 – 11:10 am  – Presentation on Camellias by Marie Harrison
11:15 am – Waxing Camellia Blooms
11:45 am – Demonstrations on Air-layering
12:30 pm – Floral Demonstration using Camellias by Tim Ard of Emerald Coast Flowers .
12 noon to 2 pm – “Dismal Creek will be performing at the Stage area.

Camellias, air layered from Eden plants, will be available for a donation from the nursery.
Living History/reenactors will also be present on the grounds during the Festival.
This community event is free with free admission to the State Park – donations made to the Friends of Eden will be appreciated.

Eden Gardens State Park is located in Point Washington, off U.S. 98 on C.R. 395.
For more information, call (850) 267-8320.
181 Eden Garden Road, Point Washington, Fl. 32459 ::MAP::