Enchanted Forest® Sunsprite™ Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Sincere' PP #29,148

SKU
04948
Cascading clusters of dark rose-pink buds open to exquisite white blooms, lasting for over five weeks in spring. From a collection by noted breeder Sven Svenson, this hybrid offers a strong, upright form with glossy foliage that emerges fiery red. Superb for foundation planting or massing in the shade garden. Evergreen
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6-8

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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsRhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Camellia (Camellia)

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

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!