Pieris japonica 'Scarlet O'Hara' - Japanese Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Scarlet O'Hara' - Japanese Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Scarlet O'Hara'

Japanese Pieris

Categories: Shrub

Tall, slender, upright evergreen shrub with bright red new foliage growth. Clusters of bell-shaped white flowers bloom in spring in a showy display.  Makes an excellent color display as a hedge or foundation shrub.  

We offer Scarlet O'Hara 18" to 24" in a 5 gallon container.

More About Pieris japonica 'Scarlet O'Hara'

  • Shade loving plant.
  • Blooms late winter into spring.
  • Ideal for woodland settings.
  • Single specimen or hedge.

Interesting Notes:

A native of Asia and Japan and is often referred to as 'andromeda' that orginated from an earlier genus name for the plant.

Japanese Pieris Growing and Maintenance Tips

Fertilize in the spring after blooming with a food for acid loving plants. Can be harmful if injusted by people or animals.


5-6 Feet


4-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


Pieris japonica 'Scarlet O'Hara' Characteristics


  • Partial Sun

Soil Moisture

  • Average Water


  • Long Blooming
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Genus Overview: Pieris

Common Name: Japanese Pieris

Nice dense rosette-like foliage, spreading branches on this broadleaf evergreen makes it an attractive landscape specimen. Rich bronze-red new growth changes to lustrous dark green at maturity. Cascades of urn-shaped white to pink slightly fragrant flowers cover the plant in March and April and last for 2 to 3 weeks. Buds form during the summer for the next season’s blooms.