Mature Size: 5 - 6 ft High x 5 - 6 ft Wide. A sure sign of spring, this plant blooms profusely from late March to mid-April with panicles of white, lily of the valley-like flowers. Hi, We planted a Japanese Andromeda Compacta this spring. Eye-catching, Pieris japonica 'Red Head' (Japanese Andromeda) is a bushy, rounded, evergreen shrub that provides desirable winter interest, abundant spring blooms and a striking foliage which emerges bright red before turning glossy, dark green. Deep, green, shiny foliage and a dense, compact form add to this plants' landscape value. During the spring season, bell-shaped, lily-of-the-valley-like blooms provide cascading color to signal the beginning of the new season. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition. Zone: 5 - 8. Pieris 'Compacta' Overview. Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. 'Karenoma' - a hybrid (P. japonica x P. floribunda), soft pink buds, white flowers. Nice compact evergreen for morning sun and beautiful early spring blooms. Compacta Japanese Pieris is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Plainsboro, NJ. Pieris japonica, commonly known as lily-of-the-valley bush, Japanese andromeda or Japanese pieris, is a round, compact evergreen shrub that grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 to 8. A Fantastic Evergreen Pieris japonica, also known as Japanese Pieris, Japanese Andromeda, or Lily-of-the-Valley Plant, is a hardy and versatile evergreen shrub that provides excellent color and interest throughout the season. Question by jay66 May 25, 1999. Pieris japonica 'Compacta' Andromeda. Hardiness Zone: (5)6-8; Height: 6-8 ft; 'Little Heath' - compact; bronze-red new growth develops into yellowish green variegation when mature, may revert to a green form which is propagated and sold as 'Little Heath Green' (Dirr, 1998). Deer-resistant. Deep, green, shiny foliage and a dense, compact form add to this plants' landscape value. 'Compacta' (Compact Japanese Andromeda) Evergreen, #3 - Size Container Viburnum p. t. 'Summer Snowflake' (Doublefile Viburnum) Shrub, white flowers, #2 - Size Container Little Heath Lily of The Valley Shrub -Pieris Japonica- Andromeda - 2.5" Pot ... 1999. Yellowing Pieris Andromeda Compacta - Knowledgebase Question. 0. Pieris japonica 'Compacta' A sure sign of spring, this plant blooms profusely from late March to mid-April with panicles of white, lily of the valley-like flowers. In early spring, large, clusters of pink buds open to fragrant, urn-shaped, pendulous, creamy-white flowers. 'Mountain Fire' - vivid red new growth, white flowers. 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