Autumn is a beautiful time of the year when you get that crisp air in the morning and afternoons, the leaves are turning orange and a little fragile bloom by the name of Camellia starts to show her pretty face.
As a cut flower they are one of the most delicate to work with as they drop very easily. If using them for an arrangement they need to be used as soon as possible from when they are picked, literally straight from the flower farm. If you can pull it off the hard work is worth it as you will rarely find them in your everyday arrangement.
The positive thing is that you will find them in many gardens around Sydney and quite possibly your own backyard. I like to cut a single stem to go in a bud vase to place in the bathroom or bedside table or on the table for afternoon tea.