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Katsura Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Katsura' PP #15,452

SKU
09569
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.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerately fast growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
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 FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsPine (Pinus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex)

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: 5-7

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