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Enchanted Forest® Impish Elf™ Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Shy' PP #26,290

Pronunciation: PY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #04947

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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.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Winter to Early Spring
Mature Size Reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
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
Flower Color Pink
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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