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Passion Party™ Passion Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Passion' PP #19,319

SKU
01269
Arching racemes of beautiful, cherry red, bell-shaped flowers that cascade over the glossy, dark green foliage in early summer. The fall season foliage has deep reddish purple color extending the seasons of interest. 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 MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
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 FeatureEasy 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: 5-7

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