Enchanted Forest® Impish Elf™ Pieris
Pieris japonica 'Shy' PP #26,290
Pronunciation: PY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Late winter to early spring|
|Mature Size||Reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Camellia (Camellia); Scotch Heather (Calluna); Holly (Ilex); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia)|
|Care||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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.