• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow grower 2 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Early Spring Flowering
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pee-AIR-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow grower 2 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleContemporary, Rustic
    Companion PlantsPine (Pinus); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex); Camellia (Camellia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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