Dorothy Wyckoff Pieris Japonica

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Dorothy Wyckoff Pieris Japonica

" mountain andromeda "

pieris japonica dorothy wyckoff

 

A superb shade-loving, flowering evergreen shrub. Foliage is dark, glossy green, bronze to red when young. Urn-shaped flowers are borne in pendent, terminal panicles, to 6 inches long. Bloomtime is from late winter to early spring. Related to rhododendrons and azaleas, it requires the same shady, moist, acidic, well-drained soil. 'Dorothy Wyckoff' has deeply veined, very deep green leaves, turning bronzy in cold weather. Purplish-red buds open to pale pink flowers, later turning white.

 

Height : 6-10 Feet              Width : 6-10 Feet

Exposure : Partial sun to shade

Hardiness Zones : 6-8