Pieris japonica 'Prelude'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly grows to 2 1/2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Design Ideas||This is the perfect Lily of the Valley for very small gardens and will make a great spring flower show in narrow borders and pocket beds. Plant as a single, or mass in irregular groups around landscape boulders. Use as a backdrop for small water gardens and fountains. Excellent foundation plant that won't overgrow small patio gardens. Just as useful in the large woodland garden, where it remains low enough to preserve the sense of space.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Camellia (Camellia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
Provide organically rich, slightly acidic, 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; reduce frequency once established. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8