Pieris japonica 'Cavatine'Item #40529 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
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An exquisite dwarf variety reaching just 2 feet tall in ten years. Numerous green buds open to white bell-shaped flowers in early spring. Lustrous, dark green foliage cloaks the compact, rounded form. Useful in the front of shrub borders. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:pee-AIR-iss juh-PON-ih-kuhPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:CompactGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow grower 2 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Compact Form, Deer Resistant, Dwarf Plant, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsPine (Pinus); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex); Camellia (Camellia)
- CareCare InformationProvide 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:Partial sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.