Pieris japonica

Common Names: Japanese andromeda, Japanese pieris
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Heath family

It is native to eastern Asia and Japan, but widely cultivated in gardens. A shrub or a small tree, 3.3 to 13 feet tall, with alternate, simple leaves on brittle stems. The flowers are white and borne in early spring.

Commonly found in gardens and landscaping.

Primary Flower Color: White
Secondary Flower Color: White
Edible Notes: Poisonous.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.