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 <span class="cutline_leadin">IN WINTER PARK:</span> The camellias at Mead Botanical Garden are a major draw with colorful flowers and names such as  Dr. Tinsley, black cat and rebel yell.
Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley/Special to the Miami Herald

Quick trips: A bonanza of blooms at Central Florida gardens

Here in South Florida, we are used to lush tropical blooms and towering royal palms. But in Central Florida you’ll see colorful camellias and azaleas as well as live oaks dripping with Spanish moss.