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Pieris japonica


Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Pieris
                        Specie: Pieris japonica

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8-10 ft (2.4-3 m)

Cultivation: Moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil

Features: Pink to bronze toothed leaves ageing to dark green; white flowers in spring

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 6-10

Description: This species, which now includes Pieris taiwanensis, is found in Japan, Taiwan and eastern China. It is a large spring-flowering shrub typically growing 8?10?ft (2.4?3?m) tall in cultivation. It has 1?4?in (2.5?10?cm) long serrated-edged leaves tha

Growth Habit: Rounded habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

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