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Pieris japonica

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Pieris japonica

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Wantirna
C5, A8 Shade, Indoors
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Wantirna
C5, A8 Shade, Indoors
Size: 20cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $14.60 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $16.05 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pieris japonica Japanese Andromeda, Japanese Pieris,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Horizontal Branching, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Decorative slow growing medium to large evergreen shrub with horizontal branching. New growth foliage is bright red and fades to a light pink, then cream and finally turning a glossy green. Masses of clustered, tassle-like buds open to white bell-shaped flowers in Spring. Great for a cottage garden or to use for floral work.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mites, Scale

Cultural Notes: Likes the same conditions as Azaleas, Camellias and Gardenias. Plant in moist, well drained soil in a sheltered, partly shaded position. Protect from hot winds.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Red
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Low
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