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botanical name:
Pieris japonica 'Katsura'
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family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Small evergreen, young leaves are dark wine red then slowly aging to glossy dark green. Cascading panicles of deep rose pink flowers in late spring.

From cuttings.

Suitable for growing in containers

other notes:
From Japan, introduced by Yoshimichi Hirose
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