February 16: The Japanese Camellia is usually the first plant to start blooming.
February 16: Athens experienced some cold temperatures this month which had me wondering if the blooming process had been affected.
February 24: One week later, more blooms appeared.
February 24: The Japanese Camellia is actually three separate plants that have grown together.
March 2: The outline of each plant can be seen a little easier in the photo above. One tall tree in the center is flanked by two shorter shrubs. The pink blooms at the top of the plant are from the tree.
March 11: The green area at the bottom is one of the shrubs that has grown into the tree. The dark red blooms of the shrub can be seen in the photo above.
March 16: The shrub on this side of the tree blooms pink, like the tree.
March 16: A few more dark red camellia blooms appear.
March 24: It looks like the Japanese Camellia blooming season has peaked.