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Camellia Japonica: The state flower of Alabama

Camellia Japonica: The state flower of Alabama

Do you know where tea comes from? We do. It’s derived from the leaves of the tea camellia plant, Camellia sinensis. That plant first graced our shores in the 1600s, but wasn’t cultivated here until much later. Even here at daFlores that heritage is apparent: in a few of our gift baskets you’ll find sachets of gourmet tea!   We suppose that the ornamental versions would have gotten here sooner or later, but mixed in with those early tea camellias…

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