Cavatine Dwarf Japanese Andromeda imag

Cavatine Dwarf Japanese Andromeda

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Add a Low-Maintenance Beauty to Your Garden with Cavatine Dwarf Japanese Andromeda

The Cavatine Dwarf Japanese Andromeda, also known as Pieris japonica ‘Cavatine’, is an excellent choice for smaller outdoor spaces. This compact, flowering evergreen plant is versatile and can be used in a variety of landscaping designs. Its small size makes it perfect for mass plantings or as an accent plant, particularly when paired with other plants with finer or coarser foliage such as juniper. Additionally, it can be used in short hedges to create a natural border.

The Cavatine Pieris blooms in early spring, producing tendrils of white, bell-shaped flowers that are both delicate and striking. Its foliage is bright red, adding to the plant's beauty. After the flowers die back, the plant requires only occasional pruning to maintain its shape.

One of the benefits of the Cavatine Pieris is that it is relatively disease-resistant, with no significant diseases associated with the plant. Another advantage is that deer typically pass it by in search of more appetizing snacks, making it an excellent choice for gardens and landscapes that are frequented by deer.

In terms of its size and sunlight requirements, the Cavatine Pieris grows to a mature size of 30” X 30”, making it an ideal choice for smaller outdoor spaces. It thrives in full to part sun and prefers moist, acidic soil.

Overall, the Cavatine Dwarf Japanese Andromeda is an attractive and versatile plant that can add beauty and interest to any landscape. Its compact size, striking blooms, and low-maintenance nature make it an excellent choice for gardeners of all skill levels.

Cavatine Pieris At-A-Glance Info

Mature Size: 30” X 30”
Sunlight: Full to part sun
Soil: Moist, acidic soil 

You can find the Pieris japonica ‘Cavatine plant and other flowering plants at Faulkner’s Nursery this season for your outdoor space.   For decades Faulkner Nursery and Landscaping has provided the local community with all of your favorites. Whether you’re enhancing your yard with a new lawn, adding annuals or orchids to your space, you’ll find the team at Faulkner Nursery will treat you like family. We encourage customers to visit our nursery, pick the brains of our knowledgeable staff so they can help you choose the best plants for your yard.