Brouwer's Beauty Pieris

Pieris x 'Brouwer's Beauty'

SKU
06521
Strands of purple flower buds stand against the shiny green leaves, providing a show throughout winter, then give forth to white, bell-shaped flowers. An excellent foundation plant, informal hedge or addition to the shrub border. Evergreen.
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5-8

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Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss
LoreAll parts of Pieris japonica may cause allergic reaction or skin irritation.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 5-6 ft. tall, 3-4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsOregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Camellia (Camellia); Holly (Ilex); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!