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Katsura Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Katsura' PP #15,452

Pronunciation: PY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #09569
5-7

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OVERVIEW
Description Arching racemes of pink bell-shaped flowers cascade over glossy foliage in spring. Dramatic wine-red new growth emerges spring through summer. Lilac flower buds form in winter, extending the interest. This vigorous, moderately fast growing selection makes an excellent container accent, foundation planting or hedge. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderately fast growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Pine (Pinus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex)
CARE
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.

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