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The Tidewater Camellia Club is a local society, affiliated with the American Camellia Society, whose members usually meet on the third Tuesday night of each month at 7:00 P. M. from September through April. The monthly meetings are devoted to various aspects of camellias.  The club normally meets at the Auditorium at the New Hanover County Arboretum in Wilmington, NC - 6206 Oleander Drive.

Annual dues are $15 for individuals and $20 for a family. A monthly newsletter is sent out to members primarily by e-mail to announce each meeting - Join the Tidewater Camellia Club

The annual Tidewater Camellia Club Show is generally held on the fourth Saturday in February each year. Camellia plants will also be on sale.


Next Tidewater CC Meeting

Arboretum Fountain

  • End of Season Pot Luck Party and yearly highlights slide show.

  • Where - NHC Arboretum

  • Date - Tuesday, APRIL 24th, 2018...NOTE DATE!

  • Time - 6:30 P.M.

Arboretum Map...6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403
Next Tidewater CC Event

68th Annual Tidewater Camellia Club Winter Show and Camellia Sale

Thank you to all who came and supported the TCC and the NHC Arboretum by viewing the camellia blooms, children's art, and floral displays, and by buying camellia plants.

Follow the Facebook link below for pictures from the show

Results of the judged show can be seen on the websites of the American Camellia Society ACS
and Atlantic Coast Camellia Society ACCS

APRIL CARE: Prune to control interior growth and plant height, after plant has quit blooming and before new growth begins. Apply an Azalea/Rhododendron/Camellia fertilizer of 16-4-8, or your favorite organic. Follow fertilizer instructions, e.g., for a large plant (6 ft or higher), sprinkle 1 cup of fertilizer at the drip line. Water in the fertilizer after application. Check pH of soil and add necessary chemicals to keep in the 6.0-7.0 range - sulfur to lower pH (more acid) and dolomitic lime to raise it (more alkaline). If scale or other insect problems are observed, spray plants with dormant oil (Volck). A prime time for air-layering. Also a good time to plant new or indoor over-wintered Camellias, after the last frost.

Email: tidewatercamelliaclub@gmail.com

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