Enchanted Forest® Impish Elf™ Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Shy' PP #26,290

SKU
04947
A compact, late-blooming evergreen with dark purple-pink buds that provide superb winter color, then burst into bloom with bright pink, bell-shaped flowers. Glossy new foliage emerges brick red on the deep red stems. A stunning foundation plant, ideal for mass plantings. By renowned breeder Sven Svenson.
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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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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