Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wycoff' - Japanese Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wycoff' - Japanese Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wycoff'

Japanese Pieris

Categories: Shrub

A strong growing compact shrub that blooms heavy with dark red buds that open to pale pink. Its new foliage is reddish changing to medium green in summer.  Excellent as a focal point in any landscape or can be planted as a small growing hedge.  This vigorous grower is one of the nicest forms available.

We offer Dorothy Wycoff 18" to 24" in a 5 gallon container.


More About Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wycoff'

  • Shade loving plant.
  • Blooms late winter into spring.
  • Ideal for woodland settings.
  • Single specimen or hedge.

Interesting Notes:

A native of Asia and Japan and is often referred to as 'andromeda' that orginated from an earlier genus name for the plant.


Japanese Pieris Growing and Maintenance Tips

Fertilize in the spring after blooming with a food for acid-loving plants.  Can be harmful if injusted by people or animals.


Height:

6 Feet

Spread:

3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wycoff' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Sun

Soil Moisture

  • Average Water

Attributes

  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Long Blooming

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Genus Overview: Pieris

Common Name: Japanese Pieris

Nice dense rosette-like foliage, spreading branches on this broadleaf evergreen makes it an attractive landscape specimen. Rich bronze-red new growth changes to lustrous dark green at maturity. Cascades of urn-shaped white to pink slightly fragrant flowers cover the plant in March and April and last for 2 to 3 weeks. Buds form during the summer for the next season’s blooms.