Mathotiana Camellia
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Mathotiana Camellia

Mathotiana Camellia

Gallon Size:
Gallon Size:
  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Camellia japonica 'Mathotiana'


Mathotiana Camellia has large double blooms that are dark pink to blazing red with loose, irregular petals. The showy blooms against its dark green foliage give interest in any landscape. Mathotiana doesn't grow to be as tall as other spring bloomers which makes it easier to control if height is not desired.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

Jack's and Lemon Glow Camellia also grow really slow. All are very beautiful and easier to control if shorter verticle height is a goal. 

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 7'
Mature Width: 5'
Flower Season: Spring
Sun: Full Shade
Hardiness Zone: 7 to 10
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Temp (C)
0 to 10
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
-6.7 to -1.1
30 to 40
-1.1 to 4.4

Be sure to use a well drained soil medium when planting any Camellia as they prefer fall planting with less watering than you might think. In NC our soil is clay so we prefer to use pine bark soil conditioner when planting Camellia, Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, and Azalea.