Pieris japonica 'Variegata'

Pieris japonica 'Variegata'

Pieris japonica 'Variegata' - Pieris japonica 'Variegata'

Common Name: Pieris japonica 'Variegata'
Genus: Pieris
Species: japonica
Cultivar: 'Variegata'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Provides winter colour

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 4.00 m (400 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Green, Variegated, CreamFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Acidic
Ericaceous: Requires a neutral or acid soil (or ericaceous compost), with a pH of 7 or below
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This evergreen shrub is only suitable for growing in soil with a low pH value or in a container of ericaceous compost. Pieris japonica ‘Variegata’ has green and cream variegated leaves, they are tinged pink when young. Many small, white flowers are produced in spring. If possible, plant this shrub in a site that can provide shelter from hard frosts and strong, cold winds.

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