Pot Size: 9cm
Plant Height (Inc. Pot): 20-30cm
Characteristics: Evergreen dense shrub, easy to maintain and grow, variegated green leaves, showy panicles of white flowers in spring, ideal for shrub borders and containers
Growth & Spread: Height 0.6m - 1m, Spread 0.6m - 1m
Flourishing Season: Flourishes all-round the year, flowers in spring (Mar - May)
Water & Maintenance: Average watering required, low maintenance shrubs
Pieris Japonica Little Health are handsome looking, compact and dense evergreen plant, with beautiful foliage that changes colours as season pass. These dwarf-sized bushy shrubs bloom sporadically in spring months of March to May. Growing to a height of just 1 metre, these plants are ideal for mixed borders and low-hedging purposes. Little Health feature bright evergreen foliage that provides year-round interest in a garden.
These native Japanese plants are hardy and tolerant of dry conditions. In spring, small slightly scented white flowers appear on pendulous racemes that look very attractive, contrasting on green foliage. It produces long and narrow green leaves with silvery-white margins, that emerge as burgundy-red when new and slowly maturing into dark green. This interesting foliage supports other garden plants throughout the year.
Pieris Little Health is a sturdy plant that prefers full sun or perform well even in partial shade, planted below tall trees and pines. It requires slightly acidic soil that is moist and well-drained. If your garden soil lacks acidity, mix ericaceous compost in the soil. Add a layer of mulch made of pine bark to retain moisture in the soil.
Plant them in sheltered spots as their young new growth might require protection against the frost. These are easy to grow border shrubs that require low maintenance and will grow with some neglect once they establish.
Pieris Little Health makes an eye-catching addition to patio in containers. Use it in grouping to form beautiful border shrubs that will look perky all year long. Its beautiful and elegant foliage brightens up the shady areas of a garden. Perfect plants for small gardens or patio.
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