For years I’ve wanted to experience the festival of the Antiche Camelie della Lucchesia, but fate had other ideas. However, this year, I prevailed. And it was soooooo worth the wait!!
On a beautiful Sunday at the end of March, my good friend and I went on a mission to find the blooming camellia festival or die trying. Fortunately, she found it without any problem. She is a very smart cookie, that one.
Here are some of the fruits of our labor:
And of course I brought home a beautiful white specimen with a gorgeous name to grow on my Tuscan terrace: