Pieris







Pieris japonica 'Astrid'

Showy, drooping clusters of white flowers highlight this evergreen shrub. Lovely, green and white variegated foliage. Attractive, reddish tinted to new growth. Compact form excellent as a foundation planting or in groups.
 
Height: 4 ft.
Width: 4 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Bonfire'

Compact evergreen which maintains it shape with maturity. Maroon flowerbuds in fall-winter open white in spring. Ideal for a container.
 
Height: 4 ft.
Width: 4 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Pieris japonica 'Brookside Miniature'

Dwarf growing Pieris with rich green foliage that is offset by clusters of small white drooping flowers in spring. Ideal for shrub border, accent or mass planting.
 
Height: 1.5 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Pieris japonica 'Carnaval'

Compact variegated Pieris known for its variegated green and white foliage tinged with pink. New growth is fiery red. Ivory-cream drooping flowers are borne in spring. Ideal for shrub border, accent or mass planting.
 
Height: 3 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Christmas Cheer'


Showy, drooping clusters of pink flowers highlight this evergreen shrub. Lovely, glossy green foliage. Ideal for shrub border, accent or mass planting.
 
Height: 4-6 ft.
Width: 4-6 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness
: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Cupido'

Dark burgundy buds form in fall, opening white in spring. Compact, evergreen shrub.
 
Height: 4 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6






Pieris japonica 'Debutante'

Compact, slow growing dwarf Pieris. Round mounding habit, with white flowers that bloom in spring. Evergreen.
 
Height: 2 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver'

Beautiful, drooping clusters of white flowers highlight this evergreen shrub. Attractive, pink tint to new growth. Compact form excellent as a foundation planting or in groups.
 
Height: 4 ft.
Width: 4 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Pieris japonica 'Forest Flame'

Magnificent, mound-shaped evergreen shrub prized for its massive display of showy white flower clusters in spring. Fiery red new growth fades to pink, cream then green when mature. Ideal for shrub border, accent or mass planting.
 
Height: 4-6 ft.
Width: 4-6 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Pieris japonica 'Katsura'

Wine red new growth that is truly outstanding on this plant. The new growth changes to green. Rich rose flowers in spring. Fantastic for a container. Evergreen.
 
Height: 3 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Morning sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Little Heath'

Slow growing, compact evergreen with reddish new growth. Planted mainly for the interesting foliage. Miniature clusters of white flowers in spring.
 
Height: 4 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire'

A large growing Pieris with fiery-red new growth. Dark green mature leaves with clusters of white flowers in spring. Evergreen.
 
Height: 6 ft.
Width: 5 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Passion'

Upright evergreen shrub with red flowers in early spring followed by orange-red new growth.
 
Height: 6 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Passion Frost'

Deep purple-influenced rosy-pink blooms in great abundance. They hang in 6-inch clusters all over this very well-branched shrub, demanding attention in mid- to late spring. Long, pointed variegated leaves that really stand out. Boasting a thin white edge and central stripe, the dark green foliage is lush and eye-catching.

Height
:  4-4.5 ft.
Width: 2-3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Pink Delight'

Pink buds open to white fragrant flowers, lightly tinted pink, in long pendant clusters. Coppery new shoots mature dark green.

Height
: 9 ft.
Width: 9 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Prelude'

A useful dwarf selection that flowers later than other varieties. Lovely clusters of pure white flowers on short stalks shine against rich, dark green leaves on a densely branched globe shaped form.. New foliage emerges with a pinkish tint. Evergreen.
 
Height: 2.5 ft.
Width: 2.5 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: Late Spring
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Purity'


Spectacular spring from large, semi-weeping clusters of pure white flowers. Striking, copper-red new growth matures to light green. Great in shrub borders or mass plantings.
 
Height: 3-4 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Snowdrift'

Slow growing, densely branched, globe-shaped evergreen shrub with attractive glossy green leaves. Delightful upright clusters of large, white blooms in spring. Ideal for shrub borders, mass planting, or accent use.
Height: 2-3 ft.
Width: 2-3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6



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Pieris japonica 'Temple Bells'

Dwarf, slow growing evergreen shrub with glowing apricot-bronze new growth that matures to dark green. Elegant, weeping clusters of ivory-white flowers appear in spring. Ideal for shrub border, accent or mass planting.
 
Height: 5 ft.
Width: 5 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Pieris japonica 'Valley Fire'

Fiery orange-red-pink new growth changing to cream then green. White flower heads. Easy to grow and produces many more flowers.
 
Height: 4 ft.
Width: 4 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Valley Rose'

Strikingly beautiful, two-toned flowers. Each tiny, urn-shaped bloom has a deep rose pink cap that fades to blushed white at the tip. The full, profuse flowers gracefully cascade down this shrub, almost hiding the evergreen foliage. As the flowers fade, bronzy new growth add an extra sparkle to the garden.
 
Height: 4 ft.
Width: 4 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica 'Valley Valentine'

Beautiful, deep rose-red buds and pendant flowers highlight the cool season. Attractive, bronzy tint to new growth. Compact form excellent as a foundation planting or in groups.
 
Height: 5 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Pieris japonica var. yakushimensis 'Sarabande'

Pieris japonica ‘Sarabade’ is one of the best dwarf forms of this useful shrub. This small, compact evergreen has year-round interest. Pale green winter flower buds contrast well with its dark green foliage. In mid-March it is almost completely covered in bell-shaped, creamy white blooms, providing a source of nectar for early-season pollinators, such as mason bees.  
 
Height: 3-4 ft.
Width:  3-4 ft.
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6