The Camellia Club of Mobile website says to cut long stems of camellia blooms for an indoor bouquet, since doing so prolongs the beauty of the bloom. Cutting long stems--with a few of the dark-green, glossy leaves still attached--creates a more attractive arrangement and contributes to the overall health of the winter-blooming shrub.
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Mary Osborne has been an educational quiz writer since 2001. She is the author and illustrator of two children's books, and her short stories have periodically appeared in literary journals since 1986. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Central Florida.