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PlantFiles: Japanese Pieris, Andromeda, Lily of the Valley Shrub
Pieris japonica 'Prelude'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pieris (pee-AIR-iss) (Info)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Prelude

Synonym:Pieris japonica var. yakushimanum

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen
Bronze-Green
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Gardening_Jim On Apr 13, 2009, Gardening_Jim from Vancouver, WA wrote:

A nice small shrub that is covered with flowers in early spring.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Washington, Louisiana
Arnold, Maryland
Englewood, New Jersey
Greensboro, North Carolina
Everett, Washington
Vancouver, Washington



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