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Valley Rose Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Valley Rose'

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06530
Beautiful, airy clusters of pink flowers highlight this showy evergreen shrub in spring. Attractive, bronze tinted new foliage matures to dark green. The compact rounded form is excellent for use as a foundation planting or in groupings.
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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth Habit5
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsAzalea (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

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