Dorothy Wyckoff andromeda

Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wyckoff'

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Dorothy Wyckoff andromeda (Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wyckoff')
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Genus:  Pieris
This compact, rounded shrub produces reddish-purple buds that first open as soft-pink then mature to white. It grows to about 5 feet high and wide, making it a superb specimen for a container or small garden.
Care:  Grow in acidic, fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Cut back dead or diseased wood in mid-spring.
Propagation:  Sow seed in a cold frame in spring or fall. Root greenwood cuttings in early summer, or semi-ripe cuttings with bottom heat in mid- to late summer.
Problems:  Dieback, canker, Phytophthora root rot, lacebug, nematodes.

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Slow Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Fragrant Flowers,
Interesting Bark,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Foliage
Bloom Time
Late Winter,
Spring,
Winter
Flower Color
Pink Flower,
White Flower
Foliage Color
Evergreen
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Hedge,
Cut Flower,
Naturalizing,
Screening,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Style
Formal Garden,
Rock Garden,
Shade,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Tolerance
Deer Tolerant,
Frost Tolerant
Type
Shrubs

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