White Cascade Pieris

Pieris japonica 'White Cascade'

SKU
06535
A very floriferous variety that features long, pendulous clusters of pure white flowers that remain showy for 5 weeks. Excellent as a foundation planting or in groups. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-er-iss juh-PON-ih-kuh
LoreThe tiny bell shaped flowers similar to that of heather and manzanita are indicators that Pieris is a member of the Ericaceae family.
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasPieris is happiest when sheltered by the canopy of a large shade tree. Use to flesh out barren areas beneath specimen trees and groves. Makes a fine sideyard shrub that can be viewed at close range from windows. A superior choice for woodland homes seeking shrubs that thrive in acidic soils. Suited to Asian inspired gardens and for sheltered locations such as courtyards.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateSlow
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsPieris belongs with other acid loving shade plants such as Spring's Promise Ice Angels Camellia, (Camellia japonica 'Spring's Promise'), Mandarin Lights Azalea, (Azalea x 'Mandarin Lights'), Burgundy Lace Painted Fern, (Athyrium niponicum 'Burgundy') and Crimson Queen Jpanese Maple, (Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Crimson Queen').

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8

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