The camellia (Camellia japonica L) was designated the state flower of Alabama in replacing the original state flower adopted in 1927 (goldenrod). A native of China, Korea, Taiwan and Japan, the camelia is cultivated in the southeastern United States.
Aerin Lauder's dressing room in her Manhattan apartment. Gracie wall covering, chandelier by Bagues, desk by Gabriella Crespi. Photography by Simon Upton. "At Home With Stylesetter Aerin Lauder" Elle Decor (July - August