Valley Rose Pieris
Pieris japonica 'Valley Rose'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||This Pieris offers true rosy pink flowers that are a showstopper at close range. On homesites, looks beautiful under a high canopy of old trees. Perfect on the north and east exposures as foundation planting. Large enough to use for background near water gardens or in small Asian-inspired compositions. A perfect candidate for wild woodland gardens in the damp Pacific Northwest.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Holly (Ilex); Rhododendron (Rhododendron)|
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: 6-8