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Dorothy Wycoff Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wycoff'

SKU
01076
Deep-red winter buds open to pale-pink flowers that bow down from pinkish branches in early spring. Reddish new growth matures to lustrous, dark green. Ideal for mass plantings or foundations.
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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 MaturityModerate grower 5 ft. tall to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate winter to spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureTolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)

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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