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Pieris japonica ‘White Pearl’

Andromeda

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Features

  • BloomsFebruary to April
  • Height1.2m to 2m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourPink, red, yellow, bronze, dark green

Description

Pieris japonica ‘White Pearl’ (Andromeda). This is a highly ornamental evergreen shrub. It will produce large prolific clusters of bell-shaped flowers that appear in the early spring. These graceful shrubs will grow well in a partially to fully shaded environment.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Ornamental, hedging, border, specimen. Spring interest. Buds and flowers are poisonous if eaten.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

These plants will require a temperate climate with soil that is moist, peat and acidic. They will need a partial-shaded site.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the spring or from cuttings in summer, or by layering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf spot.

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