Motta Gianmario

Gianmario Motta

University Professor


Formerly manager in multinational corporations and computer engineering professor, founding member of Piemonte’s Garden Academy, Vice president of the Italian Camellia Society and Director of International Camellia Society. Curator and owner of Villa Motta (Orta San Giulio), an International Camellia Garden of Excellence, that is conceived for everlasting blooming, with sasanqua camellias (Autumn & Winter), and spring camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas, botanic and species roses (April- June ), hydrangea species (June-October) and, finally, Osmanthus (October). He visited gardens and forests in Asia (China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Japan, Australia, New Zealand), Europe (France, Spain, Portugal, Azores, Switzerland), and, finally, the UK and US. He created the image database of the Web Camellia Register of the International Camellia Society (over 6.000 images)