Mountain Snow™ Pieris

Mountain Snow™ Pieris

Pieris japonica 'Planow' Mountain Snow™

More heat tolerant than standard Pieris japonica, Mountain Snow™ offers interest in the garden with both foliage and showy blooms. New bronze-colored foliage matures to dark green; attractive, pendulous flower buds appear in summer and persist through winter before opening in early spring with beautiful ivory white flowers.

Bloom/Feature

Pendulous panicles of white blooms

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Zone Detail

-30°F

Key Features

Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Heat Tolerance

Flowering Season

Spring

Use

Accent, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Part sun to shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

3-4' H x 2-3' W

Pruning

Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Part Sun to Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants
  • fertilize in early spring