from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of butterflies, typical of the Pieridinæ.
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- n. type genus of the Pieridae
- n. decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I thought of your accolades for those — I was so tempted, but came home with a pieris Dorothy as planned instead of an impulse buy!
You could consider some pieris since it does well in shade, or maybe some rhododendrons.
Unlike durable pieris, its relative, mountain laurel is tempermental.
But even greater diversification is possible by using other members of the heath family such as Japanese andromeda (Pieris japonica), usually called 'pieris, and mountin laurel (Kalmia).
In addition, pieris is tough, relatively deer-resistant, and provides spectacular color and texture in the autumn.
Rhododendrons and some azaleas, mountain laurels, leucothoes and Japanese pieris might show signs of wilting, and you might even experience a loss of some shrubs as the season progresses.
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