Available in a wide array of cultivars, the camellia is a shade-loving shrub known for brilliant evergreen foliage and prodigious blooms. To display the gracious beauties to best effect, slip stems into bud vases with a narrow mouth or nestle cuttings in a shallow bowl with a scant amount of water.
Text Melissa Lester
Photography Marcy Black Simpson
Styling Melissa Sturdivant Smith