Dramatically draped with eucalyptus and camellia foliage, a leafy chandelier was the indisputable showpiece of the shoot. Suspended above the tabletop, it complemented rather than overwhelmed the centerpiece beneath it.
~camellia (Camellia japonica L). It 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.