Pieris Katsura

Pieris japonica 'Katsura' Plant Patent #15,452

Growzone: 5-7

Pieris Katsura was hybridized by Yoshimichi Hirose. It stands above all previous Pieris introductions owing to its unparalleled, wine-red new growth. Pieris Katsura will continue to push new, richly colored foliage all summer long. 
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1 GAL $24.95
3 GAL $49.95

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Pieris Katsura was hybridized by Yoshimichi Hirose. It stands above all previous Pieris introductions owing to its unparalleled, wine-red new growth. Pieris Katsura will continue to push new, richly colored foliage all summer long. Only as the foliage matures does it become very dark green. In early spring, long racemes of rose-colored flowers cascade over the evergreen foliage, radiating with a sweet floral scent. Pieris Katsura lends itself equally to use in foundation plantings, mixed borders, specimen, mass plantings and patio pots. Whether it is the gorgeous foliage or flowers, the glory of Pieris Katsura is sure to take your breath away.

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History and introduction of Pieris Katsura:

Native to Japan, Pieris ‘Katsura’ was hybridized by Yoshimichi Hirose. It stands above all previous Pieris introductions owing to its unparalleled, wine-red new growth. ‘Katsura’ will continue to push new, richly colored foliage all summer long. Only as the foliage matures does it become very dark green. In early spring, long racemes of rose-colored flowers cascade over the evergreen foliage, radiating with a sweet floral scent. ‘Katsura’ lends itself equally to use in foundation plantings, mixed borders, specimen, mass plantings and patio pots. Whether it is the gorgeous foliage or flowers, the glory of Pieris ‘Katsura’ is sure to take your breath away.