Brookside Miniature Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Brookside Miniature'

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04951
A simply stunning dwarf selection with a unique columnar habit. Clusters of white flowers cover the plant in early spring. Miniature foliage emerges chartreuse before maturing to glossy green. Its unique compact stature makes it a perfect choice for smaller gardens.
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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
LoreThis 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.
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureSensational Dwarf Shrub

Provide organically rich, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil, with protection from harsh winds. Thrives in dappled shade. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

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