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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, and is open to the public on Saturday from about 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Judging  begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.  Camellia plants will be on sale from 9:00 a.m. until about 5:00 p.m.


Next Tidewater CC Meeting

Arboretum Fountain

  • Where - NHC Arboretum

  • Date - Tuesday, September 15, 2015

  • Time - 6:30 P. M.

  • ACTIVITY: Pot Luck Dinner Reunion for old and new members

  • TOPIC: Pot-luck - bring food item for 7-8 people. Refreshments provided
Arboretum Map
Next Tidewater CC Event


Tidewater Camellia Club
65th Annual Show and Plant Sale
Saturday, February 28, 2015

519 Blooms Displayed
46 Exhibitors
~1100 Attendees
8 Tidewater CC Memberships Sold

Victoria Vanis-2774 Wilmington, North Carolina
Results from February 28, 2015
Results Just In !!!!

Eva Ross

Star-New Article
"Camellia Enthusiasts Have Plenty to Choose From"

September 2015

Pender County MGV - Plant Sale
Friday & Saturday, September 11 & 12

"Guardians of the Garden" - Airlie Gardens
Through October 25th

The Secret Garden Tour - Lower Cape Fear Historical Society
Saturday & Sunday, September 19 - 20

"East Meets West" - Ikebana International
Friday, September 25th

October 2015

Art in the Arboretum
Friday - Sunday, October 2 - 4

"Camellias of Wilmington" - Burgwin-Wright House
Wednesday, October 28th

Ikebana International
Friday & Saturday, October 30 & 31

See Details of Above Events