Pieris japonica Variegata Ericaceae
Variegated Japanese Pieris pi-ER-is ja-PON-i-ca
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, 3-5 ft (0.9-1.5 m) high and equal spread, slower growing than the species and more dense. Leaves have a white margins which may be tinged with pink in spring. Drooping white flowers, possibly less abundant than many other cultivars.
- Sun to part shade. Best in moist, well-drained, acid soil with ample organic matter. However, not as demanding for acid soil as many other ericaceous plants. Responds to fertilization, especially in high rainfall areas. Low nutrition may result in yellow foliage.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5
- Corvallis: 120 13th St.