Heat-tolerant shrub offers showy flower clusters and evergreen foliage that keeps its color during the summer months. The rich green and yellow variegated foliage provides a striking backdrop for the clusters of purplish-red flowers that bloom in the spring. This showy, upright shrub performs best when planted in well-drained soil and in partial shade. Deer tend to avoid. Pieris japonica 'Passion Frost'
Peiris japonica 'Ralto' PP19331
Sun Exposure:Partial Shade
Height/Habit:4 - 5 feet
Spread:24 - 36 inches
Spacing:24 - 36 inches
Flowering Date:Early to late spring
Winter Care:No winter care needed.
Flower Form:Clusters of deep red buds that open to purplish red, bell-shaped pendant flowers.
Foliage Type:Rich green and yellow variegated foliage.
Pruning:Prune in spring after blooming.
Soil Requirement:Well-drained soil.
Watering Requirement:Water regularly the first season to establish a deep, extensive root system.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Perennials & Potted Plants
4/29/19 - 6/7/19
4/29/19 - 6/21/19
7A & 7B
4/1/19 - 6/21/19
8A & 8B
2/18/19 - 5/24/19
2/11/19 - 5/24/19
Last Order Date
Zones 1-4: June 3rd, 2019 Zones 5-7: June 17th, 2019 Zones 8-10: May 20th, 2019