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Pieris japonica 'Purity' - 50-80cm, 10lt

Pieris japonica 'Purity' - 50-80cm, 10lt

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Pieris japonica 'Purity' is a medium-sized, slow-growing, bushy, evergreen shrub of compact, rounded habit with glossy, oval, rich green leaves, pale green when young. Clusters of lovely, fragrant, bell-shaped, pure-white flowers, resembling Lily-of-the-Valley, on long, arching stems, bloom in late spring. Pieris japonica 'Purity' thrives in moderately fertile, hummus-rich, acidic, well-drained soils, and is not tolerant of soggy soils. It prefers full sun, but grows well in partial shade. Once established, somewhat resistant to drought. It is tolerant of frost, but needs to be sheltered form harsh, winter winds. Generally, pest-free. Low maintenance plant. Pieris japonica 'Purity' is a wonderful small shrub, the best white-flowering variety, with lovely pure-white flowers against rich-green foliage. Perfect as a foundation plant, in beds and borders, and banks and slopes in informal, cottage, woodland, and urban gardens. Suitable for growing in pots and containers. Excellent for acidic soils beneath conifers and hardwoods.
  • Common Name

    Pieris 'Purity'

  • Family


  • Type

    evergreen shrub

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To


  • Flower

    fragrant, bell-shaped, pure-white flowers

  • Foliage

    glossy, oval, rich green leaves, pale green when young

  • Maturation period

    10–20 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height


Mature Width


Shape / habit


Preferred Location


West–facing or East–facing, sheltered

Soil Type

acidic soil, full sun, partial shade

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained, well–drained

Growing Period




all year



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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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