Passion Party™ Passion Frost Pieris
Pieris japonica 'Ralto' PP #19,331
Pronunciation: PY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
|Description||Lush clusters of beautiful, deep red buds open to masses of purplish red, bell-shaped pendant flowers. Bright blooms provide a wonderful contrast to the rich green and yellow variegated foliage. Excellent for use as a foundation plant or in mass plantings. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Early to late spring|
|Mature Size||Slowly growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Camellia (Camellia); Holly (Ilex); Scotch Heather (Calluna)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil, with protection from harsh winds. Thrives in dappled shade. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.