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Passion Party™ Passion Frost Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Ralto' PP #19,331

SKU
07767
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.
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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly to Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge
Light NeedsPartial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Camellia (Camellia); Holly (Ilex); Scotch Heather (Calluna)

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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