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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 10:00 a.m. until about 5:00 p.m.


Next Tidewater CC Meeting

Arboretum Fountain

  • Where - NHC Arboretum

  • Date - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Time - 6:30 P. M.

  • Holiday Party

  • Potluck: Bring dish to feed eight people. Drinks will be provided by TCC.

Arboretum Map


Tidewater Camellia Club
Display Show and Plant Sale
Saturday, November 15, 2014

Click on Blue Bloom Name to see Picture

200 Blooms Displayed
15 Exhibitors
300 Attendees
6 new Tidewater Members

Best Bloom Japonica: E.W. & Gena Fredrickson, 'Chance Seedling'

Runner-up Japonica: E. W. & Gena Fredrickson, 'Berenice Beauty'

Court of Honor Japonica: Marianne Grant, 'Japonica Bloom'

Best Bloom Sasanqua: Jackie Garelick, 'Stephanie Golden'

Runner-up Sasanqua: Jackie Garelick, 'Cotton Candy'

Court of Honor Sasanqua: Marianne Grant, 'Snow Drift'

Club's Choice Best Bloom Japonica: Marianne Grant, 'Debutante

Club's Choice Best Bloom Sasanqua: Jackie Garelick, 'October Magic Inspiration'

Plant Sale

December 2014

Enchanted Airlie