Japanese Andromeda (Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wyckoff')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Dorothy Wycoff

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on old wood
Other: Flower buds form in late summer
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Red buds open to pink blooms.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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