Camellia japonica 'Governor Mouton'

  • $85.00


The original plant, believed to be a "lost label" dating back to the eighteenth century, grew in Alexandre Mouton's garden in Lafayette, Louisiana while he served as Governor from 1843 to 1846.  This introduction has survived NC's coldest winters and huge plants can be found in older gardens.  Oriental red blooms typically show the white splotches of viral variegation.   'Aunt Jetty' is the solid red sport of 'Governor Mouton'.

» Bloom color: Red with white blotches
» Bloom form: Anemone to peony
» Bloom size: Medium, 3 to 4 inches
» Bloom period (NC): Early spring (Feb)
» Growth rate, habit: Vigorous, upright/open
» Zones: 6b-9
» Features: Antique, cold hardy

Policy effective April 1, 2022: No refunds will be processed for variegated Camellias on account for solid blooms. We try our best to select plants that have visible variegated blooms, but due to the genetics of the plant, the variegated blooms cannot be guaranteed. By adding this plant to your cart, you accept the no refund policy.

Note: $15 handling fee applies to ship 3 gallon size.



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