Camellia japonica 'Desire'
Camellia japonica 'Desire' is a lovely medium sized evergreen shrub with pale pink to white, formal, semi-double flowers in spring.
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Camellia japonica 'Desire' is a lovely medium sized evergreen shrub with pale pink to white, formal, semi-double flowers in spring. These flowers are eye catching and contrast very well with the lush, dark green leaves.
Camellia japonica 'Desire' is an excellent flowering shrub for a position in sun or light, dappled shade.
Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 25 - 35 cm tall)
- Position: Full sun or shade (avoid east facing areas)
- Soil: Neutral or preferably acid soil. In chalky areas, Camellia japonica 'Desire' can be grown in a large container with ericaceous compost.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: Feb - April.
- Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
- Habit: Medium sized shrub.
- Height: 2 m (6 ft)
- Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
- Pruning: Prune Camellia japonica 'Desire' to shape if required after flowering but before new growth begins in spring.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade, Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Flowering Season - Winter (December - February), Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), To grow in a pot
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