Japanese pieris ‘Katsura’,

Pieris japonica ‘Katsura’
AKA Lily of the Valley bush ‘katsura’
  • evergreen shrub
  • medium, dome-shaped,
  • red leaves in spring turning lustrous dark green
  • arching racemes of rose-coloured, bell-shaped flowers in spring

H 1m
W 1m

Full sun to part shade

humus-rich, acidic soil

Purchased 2021 mail order from Gardening Express to be potted for the Japanese garden. Needs alkaline free soil therefore ericaceous compost

Origins: Forested mountain regions of China, Japan and Taiwan