The Australian Garden History Society (NSW Branch) is hosting Dr Stephrn Utick for a talk on the importance of the camellia in garden history on 22 May.

The talk’s aim is to raise awareness of the heritage significance of the Camellia species and `Camellia Ark Australia’. The International Camellia Society (ICS) has established a new global committee dedicated to the conservation of historic camellias around the world. In the course of its work, thousands of years of unique garden history is coming to light from diverse cultures around the world.

Find out more here.

When:     Wednesday 22 May 2019, 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Where:   Annie Wyatt Room, National Trust of Australia (NSW), Upper Fort Street, Miller’s Point
Cost:      AGHS Members $20 | Non AGHS Members $30 | Full-time student $5
Bookings: online

Enquiries: David Low | E: aghssydney@gmail.com | Ph: 9943 1456 or 0407 464 876

Image credit: A camellia (Camellia japonica): a double red and single white flower. Coloured zincograph, c. 1853, after M. Burnett. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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