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Crazy about Camellias (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-02-19

Duration: 00:02:49

Subjects: Camellias | FLOWERS | Nature


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Phares, Gerald Interviewee
  • Crower, Florence Interviewee


This segment from the February 19, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Tika Laudun’s visit to the Baton Rouge Camellia Society’s annual show at the Burden Center in Baton Rouge. She tours the show’s more than 700 camellia blooms and interviews Gerald Phares and Florence Crower, the president and vice president of the Baton Rouge Camellia Society. Host: Charlie Whinham