Cavatine Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Cavatine'

SKU
40529
An exquisite dwarf variety reaching just 2 feet tall in ten years. Numerous green buds open to white bell-shaped flowers in early spring. Lustrous, dark green foliage cloaks the compact, rounded form. Useful in the front of shrub borders. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlow grower 2 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dwarf Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsOregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Pine (Pinus); Astilbe (Astilbe); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex); Camellia (Camellia)

Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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