Pieris japonica 'Scarlet O'Hara'
Also called Scarlet O'Hara Japanese Andromeda
More About Pieris japonica 'Scarlet O'Hara'
- Panicles of slightly fragrant, white, bell-shaped flowers
- Flower buds emerge light green on reddish stems
- New leaves emerge bright red, changing to green
- Upright, mounding habit
- Bloom Time: Early spring
Scarlet O'Hara 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 'Scarlet O'Hara' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeEarly Spring
Landscape usesFoundation planting