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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

PIERIS

Commonly known as Lily of the valley shrub

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All flower FEB-APR

 

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - oblong to lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves to 9cm (3½in) long
  • Red - reddish purple
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, rounded shrub
  • 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 - developed in The Netherlands
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - terminal panicles to 15cm (6in) long, clustered at the tips of the shoots
  • 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 -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Pieris - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

Buy Varieties of PIERIS

PIERIS 'Flaming Silver'   AWARD

PIERIS 'Flaming Silver'  >


Commonly known as: Lily of the valley shrub.
Startling silver variegation and scarlet new growth
Multibuy Any 3+ £13 each
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PIERIS forrestii 'Forest Flame'  AWARD

PIERIS forrestii 'Forest Flame'  >


Commonly known as: Lily of the valley shrub.
Dainty foliage red then fading to salmon
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PIERIS japonica 'Katsura'

PIERIS japonica 'Katsura'  >


Commonly known as: Lily of the valley shrub.
Compact habit dark green foliage and wine-red new growth
Multibuy Any 3+ £13 each
£15.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

PIERIS japonica 'Little Heath'

PIERIS japonica 'Little Heath'  >


Commonly known as: Lily of the valley shrub.
Variegated foliage with pink buds opening white
Multibuy Any 3+ £13 each
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PIERIS japonica 'Mountain Fire'  AWARD

PIERIS japonica 'Mountain Fire'  >


Commonly known as: Lily of the valley shrub.
A very hardy variety with shiny chestnut-brown new shoots
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PIERIS japonica 'Purity'  AWARD

PIERIS japonica 'Purity'  >


Commonly known as: Lily of the valley shrub.
Pure white
Multibuy Any 3+ £13 each
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PIERIS japonica 'Valley Valentine'  AWARD

PIERIS japonica 'Valley Valentine'  >


Commonly known as: Lily of the valley shrub.
Large dusky red panicles of flowers. In our opinion easily the best non white Pieris
Multibuy Any 3+ £13 each
£15.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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