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Southern Lady Pieris
Southern Lady Pieris

Southern Lady Pieris

$16.99

'Southern Lady' Pieris is a heat tolerant beauty born in Louisiana that will thrive all over the South and as far north as USDA Zone 6. In early spring, pure white, fragrant, bell-shaped flowers dangle in abundant clusters that shine against the backdrop of deep green, evergreen, leaf spot resistant foliage. Following the flowers candle-like flames of red new leaves emerge that age to deep green. In winter pinkish-red flower buds adorn the shrub providing additional interest in the garden. Southern Lady Pieris is an excellent choice for partially shaded landscape and flowering shrub borders and foundation plantings.

Growth Habit

Broad Leaved evergreen shrub, Early to Mid-Spring flowering with a mature height and width of 4 - 5 feet.  

Care

Provide organically rich, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil, with protection from harsh winds. Thrives in dappled shade. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

Toxicity

Unfortunately, these shrubs are poisonous to humans and pets. All parts of Pieris japonica contain Grayanotoxins that affect the heart, brain, and nervous system. Pieris Southern Lady is deer resistant and more pest resistant than other varieties.

 


'Southern Lady' Pieris is a heat tolerant beauty born in Louisiana that will thrive all over the South and as far north as USDA Zone 6. In early spring, pure white, fragrant, bell-shaped flowers dangle in abundant clusters that shine against the backdrop of deep green, evergreen, leaf spot resistant foliage. Following the flowers candle-like flames of red new leaves emerge that age to deep green. In winter pinkish-red flower buds adorn the shrub providing additional interest in the garden. Southern Lady Pieris is an excellent choice for partially shaded landscape and flowering shrub borders and foundation plantings.

Broad Leaved evergreen shrub, Early to Mid-Spring flowering with a mature height and width of 4 - 5 feet.  

Provide organically rich, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil, with protection from harsh winds. Thrives in dappled shade. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

Unfortunately, these shrubs are poisonous to humans and pets. All parts of Pieris japonica contain Grayanotoxins that affect the heart, brain, and nervous system. Pieris Southern Lady is deer resistant and more pest resistant than other varieties.