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.
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.