Japanese Andromeda

Japanese Andromeda

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Pieris japonica

The term ñandromedaî comes from an earlier genus name for this plant. It is a flowering evergreen shrub that grows to a height and spread of 4-8 feet in 10-12 years. Flowers in April and May, having 3-6î-long drooping clusters of white or blush white blossoms. Grows best in partial shade (especially in hot dry periods.) Tolerates sun if soil is moist. Right after flowering, remove spent seed capsules and prune to shape. *Deer Resistant* Poisonous if eaten.

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
foliage Type Broadleaf evergreen
Height 6-10 ft
Spread 4-8 ft
Shape Cascade, spreading
Primary foliage Color Red, then Green, dark, glossy
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Berries
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Preferences Light or open shade
Water Preferences Moist, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone Zo