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Plant of the month August

August's Plant of the Month is Camellia nitidissima, a member of the tea family (Theaceae).

Camellias were named in honour of the Moravian Jesuit Botanist Georg Josef Kamel, who traveled through Asia botanising during the 1600s.

Learn more about this fascinating plant by downloading the fact sheet prepared by the Garden's Volunteer Guides. 

Download POM August

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