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Augusta Camellia Show blooms on Feb. 3

The Augusta Camellia Society’s Camellia Show returns on Feb. 3.

It’s been a few years since the last one, according to Bryan Haltermann, one of the show’s co-chairs, citing COVID as a factor.

Sanctioned by the American Camellia Society, the show will be held in the parish hall of The Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way.

Admission is free.

Blooms can be entered by the public from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Viewing of the flowers plus a plant sale with Gene Phillips, an area camellia grower and nursery owner, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The mission of the Augusta Camellia Society is to promote the education and growing of camellias in the Augusta area, according to Haltermann.

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