• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Slow growing, 2-4 ft. tall and 2-3 ft. wide
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Year-round Interest
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Spring
  • Detail
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing, 2-4 ft. tall and 2-3 ft. wide
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage
    Companion PlantsMiniature Foliage - Reddish Winter Buds - Golden New Growth - Early Flowering - Upright Growth Habit Creates Unique Form
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Originally from Japan, this rarely seen Pieris cultivar has been re-introduced due to it's unique characteristics and exceptional garden merit.
    Lore:
    This genus, Pieris which contains nine species from Asia and North America was classified among the Ericaceous flowering plants in 1834 by David Don, 1799-1841. He named the genus after the Pierides or nine muses of mythology. Pieris is know to be poisonous and is found in pesticides.