Pieris Japonica.'Passion' 5 Litre: Pieris Passion a relatively new variety of Pieris, what sets this apart from other cultivars is the stunning pink rather than white flowers it produces in spring. Passion is an eye-catching vigorous and easily grown hardy evergreen shrub. It has slightly pendular branches are covered in masses of beautiful pink bell shaped flowers in late spring through early summer year round foliage is glossy and dark green. Height and spread at maturity is 2-3m, but can prune to required size and to encourage vigorous flowering. Perfect for ground planting in acid soil or planted in pots in ericaceous soil.
What to expect: Your plant will arrive planted in a large 5 litre pot with a height of approximately 40cm, excluding the pot. The pictures were taken March 2017.
Planting position: Full sun through to partial shade
Soil: Suited to Loam and Sand, moist and well drained soil
Eventual height and spread: Approximately 2 metres with a similar spread.
Foliage: Young foliage is red, maturing to dark green.
Flowering period: Small clusters of dark pink flowers in Spring
Winter hardy: -10
Pieris Japonica.Passion. The fiery red young foliage of this upright evergreen shrub will add a splash of vivid colour to a shady shrub border or woodland edge. One of the best varieties, this Pieris needs a moist, well-drained acid soil and shade from morning sun.