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botanical name:
Pieris 'Nocturne'
Pieris 'Nocturne' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lily-of-the-valley Tree, Japanese Andromeda
synonyms:  Pieris japonica 'Nocturne', Pieris japonica var. yakushimensis 'Nocturne'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Dwarf evergreen shrub making a compact, dense mound. Small narrow, dark green leaves, bronzy when young. Profuse white flowers in Spring.

cultivation:
Moist, well-drained, humus rich, acidic soil in partial shade. Sheltered, woodland type conditions are ideal. Will tolerate full sun if not too hot.

propagation:
From cuttings.

usage:
Good for rock gardens.

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