Mountain Snow™ Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Planow' Home » The Collection » Mountain Snow™ New bronze foliage matures to dark green; pendulous buds appear in summer and last through winter before opening in early spring with beautiful ivory flowers. More heat tolerant than other Pieris.
Mountain Snow™ Pieris
Mountain Snow™ Pieris Closeup Mountain Snow™ Pieris Habit
Feature Clusters of white blooms
USDA Zones Hardy to -25° USDA Zones 4b-9
Sunset Zones 2b-9, 14-17
Special Features Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerance
Landscape Use Accent, Border, Container, Mass planting, Woodland Garden
Exposure Part shade to shade
Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Dimensions 3-4' H x 2-3' W
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained acidic soil
Fertilizer Feed with acid fertilizer after bloom
Pruning Shape after spring bloom

Planting Instructions

  • plant in Part shade to shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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