Pieris jap. ‘Valley Rose’ – Valley rose –


Pieris jap. ‘Valley Rose’

evergreen shrub

P. japonica – Japanese Pieris – Lily-of-the-valley Bush – This compact, rounded shrub from Eastern China, Taiwan and Japan grows 6-12′ feet tall and 10′ feet wide. It produces narrowly elliptic, pointed, toothed, glossy, mid green leaves, to 4″ long, which are reddish copper when young. In late winter and early spring it bears white, bell shaped flowers that are held in pendent to semi erect, terminal panicles, to 6″ long, clustered at the tips of the shoots.

Grow in moderately fertile, humus
rich, moist but well drained, acidic soil in full sun or light shade.

zones 6-8