Botanical Name: Pieris japonica 'Scarlet O'Hara'
Other Names: Japanese Andromeda
Size: 2m high x 1.5m wide (6.5 ft high, 4.5 ft wide)
Zone: Hardy to Zone 5
Light: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well/drained, acidic
Bloom Description: white bell-shaped
Bloom Period: April-May
Description: A genuinely exquisite broadleaf evergreen shrub much cherished for its delicate and showy chains of small white bell-shaped flowers and bright red emerging foliage. Slightly fragrant. Red/bronze new growth turns to bright green foliage for year-round interest.
Key to Success: Plant in a protected area away from winter sun and winds. Plant with triple mix and liquid transplanter fertilizer.