Pieris japonica  'Red Mill'

Pieris japonica  'Red Mill'

This cultivar of Japanese Pieris is grown for the bright red new growth and extended flowering period. It may be grown with other small shrubs in mixed plantings to provide foliage contrast, or on its own as a small feature.
Categories: Pieris
  • Genus

    Pieris

  • Species

    japonica

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Pieris

  • Growth Rate

    Moderate.

  • Foliage

    New growth is bright red, becoming dark green by late spring and provides additional colour when flowering has finished.

  • Bark

    Light green young stems age to grey and become deeply furrowed with age.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    A small capsule, splitting open at maturity.

  • Tree Habit

    A small rounded shrub.

  • Flowers

    Pure white, urn shaped, flowers from early to mid-spring.

  • Height (m)

    2

  • Width (m)

    2