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
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 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:
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.