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Encore Azalea® inventor and Southern Living® Plant Collection expert to speak at national convention


American Camellia Society to feature Buddy Lee at its Tallahassee, Fla., event

LOXLEY, Ala. (January 23, 2015) – The American Camellia Society will welcome Buddy Lee to its national convention scheduled to convene in Tallahassee, Fla., Jan. 28-31.

Lee, a noted plant expert and inventor of the Encore Azalea®, will be the featured speaker Friday evening, Jan. 30, at 8 p.m. Lee’s topic is “Southern Living Plant Collection and Encore Azaleas: Having Fun in Your Garden.”

If you’re in the area, don’t miss this opportunity to glean additional knowledge and skills to enhance your landscape from a plant development veteran.

For more information about the convention, visit tallahasseecamelliasociety.com.

About Southern Living® Plant Collection
The Southern Living® Plant Collection is a series of innovative plants selected for their ability to solve specific landscape challenges and to excel in Southern gardens. The collection is the result of a partnership between Plant Development Services, Inc., and Southern Living® magazine to bring high-performing plants suitable for Southern gardens to the market. Visit http://southernlivingplants.com to learn more.

About Encore® Azalea
Encore® Azalea is the world’s best selling multi-season blooming azalea. Its 29 varieties and range of sizes enliven landscapes with rich, colorful blooms in spring, summer and fall. It is sun tolerant, low maintenance and cold hardy, with most varieties being hardy through USDA Zone 6. It has an established reputation in the plant industry like no other azalea on the market. Visit www.encoreazalea.com to learn more.


Media Contact:
Corrina Murray | Plant Development Services, Inc., introducers of the Southern Living® Plant Collection, Sunset Western Garden Collection™ and Encore Azalea®| [email protected], 251-964-6778