Pink Camellias in January

I took these pictures on my last walk before I got sick. I imagine Camellia’s are blooming all over Portland now, but these were the first blossoms I saw this year.

Camellia 4

The vibrant pink against the dark green foliage is delicious. I love living in a place where winter feels like winter, but where there is always something green or something blooming.

Camellia 5

If the day had been sunny, there would have been bees burrowing in the middle of these blossoms.

Camellia 6

I love the ruffles of this double variety. Like a tutu!

Camellia 3

So sweet.

Camellia 1

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Michelle Simkins is a writer, artisan, and witch living and creating in Portland, Oregon View all posts by Michelle

One response to “Pink Camellias in January

  • sassykas

    and I still love your photos. no camellias out here yet but it’s a little cooler than Portland proper up here next to the hill. I saw a brilliant pink hyacinth today though!

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