Plant Database forum: More naming confusion

Views: 580, Replies: 1 » Jump to the end
Name: Deb
Pacific NW (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Deer Organic Gardener Ferns Herbs Beavers
Dragonflies Spiders! Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Birds Fruit Growers
Dec 14, 2013 4:13 PM CST
In keeping with my goal to purchase something colorful each month, I just picked up a new pieris which is not in our database. Per the label, the latin name is Pieris japonica 'Ralto' with a PP19,331 number following (not sure what that is). The tag identifies it as Passion Frost Pieris, which is of course much more descripive (variegated leaves with deep pink blooms). Grower is Ball Ornamentals. How shall I submit this?
I want to live in a world where the chicken can cross the road without its motives being questioned.
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator Forum moderator Aroids Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Tropicals Vermiculture Foliage Fan Bulbs Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
Dec 14, 2013 5:18 PM CST

Plants Admin

Botanical name: Pieris japonica
Cultivar name: Ralto
Common name: Passion Frost Pieris

Here you go Deb, Pieris (Pieris japonica Passion Frost)

data details:
Patented: USPP19,331

« Homepage
« Back to the top
« Forums List
« Plant Database forum
You must first create a username and login before you can reply to this thread.

Member Login:



[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by rocklady and is called "African Violet"