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Domaine de la Roche-Jagu

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Year Published/Registered1998

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Domaine de la Roche-Jagu'

Chinese Name:罗什雅居

Japanese Name

Meaning:name after a Breton castle


» English Description

Domaine de la Roche-Jagu (C.hybrid) European Reg. No. 139.  Seedling of C.cuspidata; unknown pollen parent.  Grown and named by Fañch Le Moal, of Park ar Brug, Plouisy, Brittany, France.   First established in 1998, with first blooming in 2005.   Introduced in “Catalogue des obtentions bretonnes du Camellia”, published by the Société bretonne du Camellia, 2012.  The Association Camellia du Pays de Guingamp, in Brittany, France, named the flower after a Breton castle located n the region’s Côtes-d’Armor; the castle holds a camellia collection. The plant is fastigiate, with medium growth, which blooms early in the season.  Buds are lanceolate, light green.  The medium-sized flat, semi-double blooms are white (RHS 155A group), lightly edged with purple (RHS purple 75A group), with an average 11 petals per flower.   Stamens are columnar, with yellow anthers and white filaments.  The medium-sized leaves are twisted lanceolate, and dark green. Fruit development is sparse.