PIERIS

Commonly known as Lily of the valley shrub

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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
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • 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)
 

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PIERIS 'Flaming Silver'

PIERIS 'Flaming Silver'

Lily of the valley shrub

Startling silver variegation and scarlet new growth

 
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PIERIS forrestii 'Forest Flame'

PIERIS forrestii 'Forest Flame'

Lily of the valley shrub

Dainty foliage red then fading to salmon

 
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PIERIS japonica 'Katsura'

PIERIS japonica 'Katsura'

Lily of the valley shrub

Compact habit dark green foliage and wine-red new growth

 
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PIERIS japonica 'Little Heath'

PIERIS japonica 'Little Heath'

Lily of the valley shrub

Variegated foliage with pink buds opening white

 
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PIERIS japonica 'Mountain Fire'

PIERIS japonica 'Mountain Fire'

Lily of the valley shrub

A very hardy variety with shiny chestnut-brown new shoots

 
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PIERIS japonica 'Purity'

PIERIS japonica 'Purity'

Lily of the valley shrub

Pure white

 
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PIERIS japonica 'Valley Valentine'

PIERIS japonica 'Valley Valentine'

Lily of the valley shrub

Large dusky red panicles of flowers. In our opinion easily the best non white pieris

 
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