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Pieris japonica 'Scarlett O'Hara'


Pieris japonica 'Scarlett O'Hara' Pieris japonica 'Scarlett O'Hara'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Decorative colourful evergreen shrub. Forms a bushy shrub with rich green leaves. New growth in spring is a colourful bright red before turning deep green. Dense panicles of off-white waxy flowers splashed with red cover the shrub in spring. Grows best in good soil that does not get too dry, and semi-shaded site. Hardy to cold.

 
Genus
Pieris
Species   japonica
Cultivar   'Scarlett O'Hara'

Common name
Lily of the valley bush

Family name
Ericaceae
Place of origin
China


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil / Prefers acidic / lime-free soil.

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Prefers a semi-shaded site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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