Date: typology: nature-environment, festival Area: Piana di Lucca District/Locality:Capannori(LU) - Italy
Exhibitions, tastings, walks, concerts and she, the queen of the event: the camellia.
This and much more is the Exhibition Ancient Camellias of Lucca, international event in the municipality of Capannori, the pride for the Compitese area, the heart of the event. The show, now in its XXVIII edition, takes place in the Village of the Camellias (the villages of S. Andrea and Pieve di Compito) but also involves other villages of Capannori and the city of Lucca.
In addition to the exhibitions and guided cisite in the villages, you can profit of a supporting program of walks and trails in the area, to enjoy the side "natural" environment that welcomed the camellias and the "historical" of the spread of camellias in the Lucca in parks and gardens.
Every Saturday and Sunday.
Water way: with water initiatives stations to taste the waters of the springs.
Walking, walking: paths easy practicability to discover beautiful landscapes between olive groves, woods and camellias
The rio Visona: path on the task rio to discover canyons carved in the rocks, waterfalls, unforgettable corners of nature, mills, crushers
Villa Reale flourish:
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Aitonia" Simple, red medium-large, lacquered;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Alba plena" Double, white, with internal progressively smaller petals, facing outward, sometimes bocciolato, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Anemoniflora rosy" Anemoniforme, sometimes peoniforme, pink, and white interspersed with stamens listed staminoidi, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Beautiful Florence" Double red bocciolato, with striae striae white median, average;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Chandlerii" Peoniforme, almost lacquered bright red, with white spots or streaks, stamens numerous, sometimes listed medium-large, white;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Cochettina" Rose-red, semi-double, with stamens and petaloid obvious streaked with white medium-small;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Dionisia Poniatowski" Double, white with some (few) striae and pink edges, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Formosa de Joung" Red lacquered, anemoniforme, with spots and sometimes white stripes, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Francesca da Rimini" Red, double, with inner petals sharp, smaller, on average white listed medium and small;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Gilliesii" Semi-double, almost peoniforme, almost red lacquer, with everted petals, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Giuseppina Mercatelli" Double white bocciolato, with upturned petals back and few listature slight pink / red. Middle;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Ignivoma" Peoniforme, pink, with smaller petaloids, draw near (almost anemoniforme), present some stamen, average;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "The Sunset" double, deep pink, tacking to bluish, sometimes bocciolato, with petals often reversed back, with darker veins, lighter and smaller inner ones that are sometimes streaked with medium-large, white;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Iwane Shibori" Simple flower, red lacquered, sometimes with spots or white stripes, medium-large;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Le Grand Frederic" Double, dark red with some white spots, petal-like interiors + -listati white, medium-large;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Lefevriana" Peoniforme, bright red, with petal-winged very obvious, a few stamens, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Mathotiana rosy" Double, often bocciolato internally, pink with some white stripes on the inner petals, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Mutabilis Traversii" Double, white with numerous listature, mottling and dark pink edges, often bocciolato, smaller inner petals, leaves large, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Palmer's superb" Peoniforme, almost red lacquer, with many petal-streaked white, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Pomponia rosy" Peoniforme, pink, medium.
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Prince Eugene Napoleon" Double red with dark red listature on the outer petals, smaller interior, with the presence of some stamen, average;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Ridolfi" Peoniforme, white with a few pink streaks, flat outer petals, medium;
Camellia japonica L. cv. "Roma Risorta" Double, often bocciolato, pinkish white with numerous red streaks, medium;
ANTICHE CAMELIE DI LUCCHESIA
Capannori, various locations
11/12/18/19/25/26 March 2017 Opening hours of Villa reale: 9:00 to 18:00
Admission: € 5.00. Free for children under 18 if accompanied.
reduced-price tickets for those who buy the ticket to the exhibition, and group ticket.