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botanical name:
Pieris japonica 'Passion'
Pieris japonica 'Passion' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Small evergreen, young leaves are bronze-red then aging to glossy dark green. Deep pinkish red flowers held in raised clusters, freely produced in spring

From cuttings.

Suitable for growing in containers

other notes:
Raised Margareth Hop, Boskoop, Holland

Flora Holland Award for New Introductions
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