Mountain Snow Pieris

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4-Season Interest in a Decorative, Hardy Shrub

Pieris Mountain Snow, Pieris japonica 'Planow', is an ornamental shrub with year-round interest. Use one as an elegant accent plant near your perennial bed, or group several together for a casual, naturalized affect in a lesser-used area of your yard. It’s drought resistant and also renowned for its shade tolerance, so you can even use it in areas where other plants might fail to thrive.

Your Mountain Snow Pieris seems to have it all—beautiful foliage and delicate flowers all wrapped up in a versatile, hardy nature. You can plant one of these and just sit back and enjoy the show!

Mountain Snow’s new foliage emerges with a vibrant bronze tint that gradually transitions to a rich, deep green as spring progresses into summer. Delicate flower buds appear in summer and hang on, adding some gentle elegance through the harsh, winter months.

When spring arrives, the delightful buds unfurl in the growing warmth of the sun’s rays. Your bees and butterflies will flock to its showy clusters of cascading blossoms when the white, bell-like blooms open in spring.

Mountain Snow Pieris will grow up to 5 feet in height with a 4-foot width. Its natural growth is quite lovely, but will accept pruning if you’d like to shape it a bit. It’s a low-maintenance shrub, and can even be fast-growing under the right conditions. Mountain Snow Pieris is heat-tolerant than other varieties, so this is a step-up from others you might see at your local nursery.

Of the many varieties of Pieries, Mountain Snow is certainly an exceptional choice. You can’t go wrong with its colorful foliage, delightful blossoms and year-round interest!

* Year-round interest
* Heat & drought tolerant
* Fast to moderate growth
* Great for containers
* Adaptable to a variety of soils
* Year-round interest


PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Mountain Snow Pieris Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Southern Living
Botanical Name Pieris japonica 'Planow'
Foliage Evergreen
Mature Height 4-5 Feet
Mature Spread 4 Feet
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Moist
Fall Color Evergreen