White Cascade Pieris
Pieris japonica 'White Cascade'
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|
|Lore||The 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 Maturity||Slow growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Pieris 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Pieris 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 Japanese 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