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(Japanese Pieris, Valley Valentine Pieris)

Japanese pieris is a medium-sized broadleaf evergreen shrub native to eastern China, Japan and Taiwan. Its cultivar 'Valley Valentine' is named for its fountaining clusters of deep dusky-red flowers, which open from red buds in early spring. The leaves are dark green and glossy. With its rounded compact habit, sinuous branches, peeling bark, attractive foliage, unique showy blooms, decorative winter buds, and resistance to deer, 'Valley Valentine' makes an excellent specimen or border plant for...

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James Burghardt

(Japanese Pieris)

An elegant and hardy broadleaf evergreen that offers something for every season, Japanese pieris is an upright medium-sized shrub from East Asia. The cultivar 'Variegata' provides ample year-round display with its drooping chains of greenish white flower buds in winter, its pure white urn-shaped flowers in late winter or early spring, and its white-rimmed glossy green laurel-like leaves. The flower clusters resemble those of lily of the valley. More compact than most other Japanese pieris cultivars,...

(Japanese Pieris)

A neat, compact rounded habit and lots of pure white blooms make Pieris japonica ‘White Water’ a nice selection for garden use.

Asian in origin, it is a highly ornamental, slow-growing, upright to spreading evergreen shrub. The new leaves of ‘White Water’ are light green and not the normal bronzy-red color of standard forms. They are elliptical and medium in size with toothed edges. The twigs are bright green to red when young and mature to dark gray mottled with silver.

This...

Image of Pieris japonica (Amamiana Group) photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Amami Islands Pieris)

An elegant and hardy broadleaf evergreen that offers something for every season, this East Asian native slowly forms an upright medium-sized shrub. The handsome glossy-green laurel-like leaves are often bronze, pink, or red upon emergence. Drooping chains of greenish-white, pink, or red buds open to white or pink urn-shaped flowers in late winter or early spring. The flower clusters resemble those of lily of the valley. Plants often develop a picturesque open habit and attractive peeling bark as...

(Japanese Pieris)

Grown for its handsome evergreen leaves, elegant spring flowers, and compact habit, this low-growing variety of Japanese pieris is native to Yakushima, an island south of Kyushu. Closely related to rhododendrons and mountain laurels, it associates well with those and many other acid-loving plants.

Mounded and dense in habit, this plant bears oval, leathery, glossy leaves that retain their dark green color year-round. Upright or horizontal chains of green flower buds form at the branch tips in...

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Jesse Saylor

(Swiss Stone Pine)

This slow-growing tree from mountains of Europe and western Asia is prized for its compact, symmetrical, upright habit.

The long, stiff, dark-green to blue-green needles of this hardy conifer occur in bundles of five. In spring, trees produce tiny male and female cones near the branch tips. Female cones persist 3 years, maturing to purple-blue and then brown. Mature female cones are the size and shape of a large egg, and do not open.

A slow-growing, pyramidal to columnar tree with upswept...

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James H. Schutte

(Swiss Stone Pine)

This slow-growing tree from mountains of Europe and western Asia is prized for its compact, symmetrical, upright habit.

The long, stiff, dark-green to blue-green needles of this hardy conifer occur in bundles of five. In spring, trees produce tiny male and female cones near the branch tips. Female cones persist 3 years, maturing to purple-blue and then brown. Mature female cones are the size and shape of a large egg, and do not open.

A slow-growing, pyramidal to columnar tree with upswept...

Image of Pinus mugo photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Mugho Pine, Mugo Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine)

Boulders and alpine plants look at home when in the presence of a mugho pine. This species is a dense, bushy, stiff-needled evergreen shrub native to the mountains of south-central Europe. The curved, twisted, dark green needles are paired. Small cones are borne toward the branch tips. Mugho pine is usually represented in gardens by one of the ubiquitous forms known collectively as the Pumilio Group. Although these are slow growing, they may eventually attain considerable size, especially in spread....

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Jesse Saylor

(Mugho Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine, Upright Golden Mugho Pine)

Mugho pine is a dense, shrubby, stiff-needled evergreen shrub native to the mountains of south-central Europe and the Balkan Peninsula. Its cultivar 'Aurea Fastigiata' is distinguished by its relatively vigorous upright growth and yellow winter foliage.

The short, stout, yellowish green needles of this pine occur in bundles of two. They turn a bold yellow in winter. In spring, tiny male cones and larger female cones appear on new growth. The reddish brown, egg-shaped female cones shed their seeds...

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Mary S. Thomas

(Golden Mugho Pine, Mugho Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine)

Mugho pine is a dense, shrubby, evergreen conifer native to the mountains of south-central Europe and the Balkan Peninsula. Its cultivar 'Aurea' is distinguished by its bright gold winter foliage.

The short, stout, yellowish green needles of this pine occur in bundles of two. They turn a strong yellow in winter. In spring, tiny male cones and larger female cones appear on the previous year's growth. The reddish brown, egg-shaped female cones shed their seeds their second autumn, but sometimes...