Pieris japonica 'Katsura' PP #15,452
Pronunciation: PY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
|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.|
|Mature Size||Moderately fast growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||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|
|Companion Plants||Pine (Pinus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex)|
|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: 5-7
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