Plant Base Online (beta)

botanical name:
Pieris japonica 'Purity'
Pieris japonica 'Purity' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lily-of-the-valley Tree, Japanese Andromeda
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
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: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Compact habit. Dark green leaves, pale green when young. Upright panicles of relatively large, urn-shaped, pure white flowers in late 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.

other notes:
RHS AGM

install Plant Base on your PC or Mac :

  • self contained application
  • update and add records
  • powerful features
  • larger pictures

read more ...

Ads by Google :