Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park Feb 23
February 12, 2013 by SoWal Staff
The Friends of Eden pay tribute to the camellia Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10am to 2pm at Eden Gardens State Park in Point Washington, located north of US Hwy 98 via CR 395.
Visitors are invited to stroll through beautiful camellias in full bloom throughout the park, enjoy a camellia floral arrangement demonstration, learn air layering, (a camellia propagating technique), and camellia waxing for bloom preservation. Visitors may also attend demonstrations on camellia care and other plant related topics by members of the Fort Walton Camellia Society. Camellias, air layered from Eden plants, will be available from the nursery.
Russ Barley of Emerald Coast Flowers and Gifts will present a floral arrangement demonstration using camellias at 10:30am.
Presentations by Fort Walton Camellia Society 11:30am and 1pm.
Camellia waxing at 11:15am and 12:30pm.
Air-layering at 10:15am and 1:30pm.
This community event is free with free admission to the park. Donations made to the Friends of Eden will be appreciated.