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Pieris 'Forest flame'


Pieris  'Forest flame' Pieris  'Forest flame'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Decorative colourful evergreen shrub. Forms a compact shrub with rich green leaves. New growth in spring is a colourful bright red fading to pink then ivory before turning pale green. Large dense panicles of cream waxy flowers cover the shrub in spring. Grows best in good soil that does not get too dry, and semi-shaded site. Hardy to cold.

 
Genus
Pieris
Species  
Cultivar   'Forest flame'

Common name
Lily of the valley bush
Hybrid
P. formosa 'Wakehurst' x P. japonica

Family name
Ericaceae
Place of origin
China


DETAILS
Height
1.5 m
Width
1.5 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil / Prefers acidic / lime-free soil.

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Frost hardy / Prefers a semi-shaded site


Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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