Chosen by wangzhonglang
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Domaine de la Roche-Jagu'
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 white group 155A), lightly edged with purple (RHS purple group 75A), 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.