Pieris japonica ‘Katsura’ PP15,452

Botanical Name: Pieris japonica ‘Katsura’ PP15,452

Common Name:
Katsura Andromeda

Plant Hardiness: Zone 5

Flower: The rosy-pink bell shaped flowers form long racemes that weep from the tips of the stems. Very showy

Bloom Time: Mid spring. Starting in early April and holding in

Foliage: The new growth is an eye catching deep burgundy red. The color holds well into the summer before maturing to a dark green

Fruit: A small dry capsule that persists into winter. These should be removed for the best plant growth

Habit: This compact mounding shrub will usually grow as wide as tall. While it may be slightly upright when young it quickly takes on a rounded habit

Size: Slow growing but will eventually make 6′ x 6′ if unsheared

Sun Exposure: Does best in part shade

Native Habitat: Japan

Other Features: Deer resistant



Description: Katsura has deep red maroon new growth unlike any other Andromeda. It is patented but one of the few plants we feel are worth the royalty.