AWARD

PIERIS forrestii 'Forest Flame'

Commonly known as Lily of the valley shrub

Dainty foliage red then fading to salmon
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Slender, inversely lance-shaped, finely-toothed, glossy dark-green leaves. Leaves are red when young, turning pink, then creamy white and, finally, green.
  • White
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact, upright shrub
  • Tall Shrub
    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
    Avoid early morning sun.
  • Partial shade

PIERIS forrestii 'Forest Flame'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - bees
    Pests & Diseases
    Phytophthora root rot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Erect, then pendent, terminal panicles to 15cm (6in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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
    Moderately fertile
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Pieris - Growing Guide
4m (13ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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