Pieris japonica 'Prelude'
Also called Prelude Japanese Andromeda
More About Pieris japonica 'Prelude'
- Pink buds open to white, bell-shaped flowers
- New growth is bright pink changing to dark green
- Low, compact habit
- Bloom Time: April
Prelude Japanese Pieris Growing and Maintenance Tips
Pieris grows best in constant moisture, (but not standing water), in a fertile soil with a low pH. Seed capsules should be removed to promote next year's flower. Young plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds and winter sun in an exposed location.
Pieris japonica 'Prelude' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)