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Alabama State Flower

Pink camellia photo by kiki the cat on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works). All State Flowers

Official State Flower of Alabama

The camellia was designated the state flower of Alabama in 1959, replacing the original state flower - goldenrod (adopted in 1927). Camellias appear on the Alabama quarter. Alabama also recognizes an official state wildflowerAll State Flowers

Camellia Facts

Sometimes called "the rose of winter," the camellia (Camellia japonica L) is a native of China, Korea, Taiwan, and Japan. The camellia is cultivated in the southeastern United States in many different colors and forms of flowers.