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PIERIS forrestii 'Forest Flame'

Commonly known as Lily of the valley shrub



Dainty foliage red then fading to salmon
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£15.00 each

  • 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 (12ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, upright shrub. Produces flowers in erect, then pendent, terminal panicles to 15cm (6in) long in mid- and late spring.
  • 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
  • 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 can be a problem.
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
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Pieris - Growing Guide
4m (12ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6ft)
 

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