Andromeda (Pieris) 'Red Mill'

 
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Description

A broadleaf evergreen shrub, Japanese Pieris (also known as Andromeda) is a brilliant show of color even when not in bloom. Its leaves emerge bright red, turning mahogany before finally turning to green. Its leaves are narrow and elongated, radiating around the branches. Dense habit with white, long-lasting lily-of-the-valley-like fragrant white blooms in early spring. Prefers to be in moist, shady locations.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Pieris japonica 'Red Mill'
Plant Type:
Evergreen Shrub
Care :
Prefers moist, well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Evergreens prefer an acidic fertilizer.
Light Requirements:
  • Partial Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Full Shade
Habit:
Rounded habit
Plant Height:
4-6 Feet
Plant Width:
3-5 Feet
Foliage:
Glossy, green leaves that emerge bright red.
Bloom:
Long-lasting white, lily-of-the-valley-like bell-shaped blooms early spring.
Zone:
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
Special Features:
  • Deer Resistant
  • Supports Naturalizing
  • Fragrant