• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Year-Round Interest
    Blooms:
    Spring flowers, followed by fall berries.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:py-ra-KAN-tha
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact, Rounded
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Spring flowers, followed by fall berries.
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsPampas Grass (Cortederia); Weigela (Weigela); Chokeberry (Aronia); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Rose (Rosa)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in most average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.