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botanical name:
Pieris japonica 'Little Heath'
Pieris japonica 'Little Heath' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: white
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Dwarf and slow growing hybrid with small creamy-white variegated leaves, flushed with pink and copper when young. White flowers opening from pink buds, often rather sparsely produced.

cultivation:
Moist, well-drained, humus rich, acidic soil in partial shade. Sheltered, woodland type conditions are ideal.

propagation:
From cuttings.

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