Japanese Andromeda (Pieris japonica Passion Party™ Passion)

Trade name information:
Series: Passion Party™
Trade Name: Passion
Cultivar name: 'Passion'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Other: Flower buds form in late summer
Flower Color: Other: Rosy red
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP 19,319
Parentage: unknown x Valley Valentine


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