Pieris japonica 'Interstella'

Japanese Andromeda

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Bell shaped ruby flowers
  • Very early spring bloomer
  • Long lasting flowers
  • Blooms well in low light conditions
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers acidic soil, moist but well drained soil. Can tolerate sun-shade. Fertilize annually with an acid fertilizer.

Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 3-4 ft
Price Level 1: $39.99~#2
Bloom Color: Red
Zone: 5-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Evergreen
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Naturalizing
  • Long Blooming
  • Specimen

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained