Wide World of Camellias

Tom Nuccio of Nuccio Nurseries in Altadena will present the “Wide World of Camellias” at the Sierra Madre Garden Club’s dinner/meeting Monday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. This presentation will be held in the newly renovated Memorial Park Hart Senior Center, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre. The public is welcome.

Tom Nuccio, back by popular demand as the program presenter, will show and describe new camellia and azalea introductions, as well as discuss Nuccio’s hybridizing and propagation techniques. Tom is part of the family owned Nuccio Nurseries. With more than 600 cultivars and species available, Nuccio’s is one of the most recognized sources for camellia and azalea introductions worldwide. Family members began the business as a backyard operation in 1935 in Alhambra. Today it is located on six acres in north Altadena at 3555 Cheney Trail.

A catered dinner will be served at the meeting. Cost is $9 with reservations needed by calling 355-0606. If you wish to attend only the program there is no charge or reservation necessary. Arrive by 7:15 PM.

Please visit the Nuccio website at: www.nucciosurseries.com and also the Sierra Madre Garden Club’s new website at: smgarden.org.


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