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Pieris japonica Dorothy Wyckoff

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pieris japonica Dorothy Wyckoff Japanese Andromeda, Japanese Pieris,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Horizontal Branching, Rounded, Shrub Like

Decorative slow growing medium evergreen shrub with horizontal branching. New growth foliage is bright red and turns a glossy green with maturity. Masses of clustered, tassle-like dark red buds open to fragrant pinkish-white bell shaped flowers in Spring. Great for a cottage garden or to use for floral work.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade 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:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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