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PIERIS 'Flaming Silver'

Commonly known as Lily of the valley shrub

Startling silver variegation and scarlet new growth
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PIERIS 'Flaming Silver'

 
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  • Evergreen
    Slander, inversely-lance-shaped, finely toothed leaves 4-6cm (1½-2½in) long
  • White
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    80cm (32in)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Fairly compact, upright shrub with small, urn-shaped flowers
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
    Leaves and nectar.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - bees
  • Pests & Diseases
    Phytophthora root rot
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. A sport of 'Forest Flame'
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - drooping terminal panicles to 7cm ((2¾in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Pieris - Growing Guide
1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (32in)
 

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