Abundant, large, light pink, peony style blooms make a delightful contrast to the glossy, dark green leaves. A valued plant in the milder regions of the U.S. One of the earliest to bloom. Early season bloomer.Evergreen.
Border, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden. Be sure to keep this beauty in viewing distance in patio beds, containers or decorating the foundation plantings around your house.; Great as an espalier to cover walls. If set back in a woodland setting, plant in mass and complement with low growing perennials. A wonderful specimen in Asian gardens.
Pair with low growing, shade loving woodland perennials like Coral Bells, Fumewort, Astilbe and Anemone. As a specimen planting in an Asian Garden design, go for the airy foliage of Bamboo, Heavenly Bamboo and Azalea as well as the interesting form and structure of Cherry and Japanese Maple.
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
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