Pieris japonica var. yakushimanum 'Prelude '
Common name: 
Prelude Pieris
Pronunciation: 
pi-ER-is ja-PON-i-ca ya-koo-shee-MAH-num
Family: 
Ericaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf evergreen, dwarf, to 2 ft (60 cm) tall and 3 ft (90 cm) wide, compact habit.  New leaves are pinkish but become dark green when mature.  Pink buds develop into white flower.
  • Sun to part shade.  Best in moist, well-drained, acid soil with ample organic matter.  However, not as demanding for acid soil as many other ericaceous plants.  Responds to fertilization, especially in high rainfall areas.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5
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