PIERIS japonica 'Little Heath'

Commonly known as Lily of the valley shrub

Variegated foliage with pink buds opening white
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PIERIS japonica 'Little Heath'

 
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  • Evergreen
    Leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long, pink-flushed with silvery margins
  • White
    Pink buds opening white
  • Height
    60cm (24in))
  • Spread
    60cm (24in))
  • Dwarf shrub Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Compact shrub with small, urn-shaped flowers
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
    Leaves and nectar.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    Phytophthora root rot
  • Place of origin
    garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
Pieris - Growing Guide
60cm (24in))
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in))
 

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