Genus of 7 species of evergreen shrubs that feature glossy leaves and funnel-shaped flowers.
Latin name: Pieris japonica
They grow in humus-rich, fertile, moist but well-drained soils, in full sun or part shade.
Plant alone or in groups.
Propagate by semi-woody cuttings in summer, using mist propagation with bottom heat.
Evergreen shrub with green leaves. Bears drooping clusters of white flowers in late winter and and spring.