Enchanted Forest® River Nymph™ Pieris
Pieris japonica 'River Run'
Filtered sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||pee-AIR-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing, mounded shrub; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Winter to Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Camellia (Camellia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)|
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