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botanical name:
Pieris japonica 'Red Forty'
Pieris japonica 'Red Forty' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lily-of-the-valley Tree, Japanese Andromeda
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
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:
Pendant panicles of small urn-shaped flowers delicately shaded reddish-pink at the mouths through shell pink to white at the bases, produced in late winter and spring.

propagation:
From cuttings.

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