Scientific Name: Pieris japonica Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:lily-of-the-valley shrub , Japanese pierisTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:EricaceaeHabit: Dense
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Spiraled, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Lustrous, Oblanceolate, Obovate, Crenate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), White, Pink, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Capsule, Red, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Screening, Small garden/space, Specimen plant, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Leaves are narrow elliptic, alternate and appear whorled at end of branches, new growth is red; flowers white, urn shaped, many suspended from each peduncle.