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Pieris ?Forest Flame?

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Pieris
                        Specie: Pieris ?Forest Flame?

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil

Features: Bright red young foliage ages to dark green; white flowers in spring

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs Specimen plant

Zones: 6-9

Description: This hybrid between Pieris formosa ?Wakehurst? and P. japonica is eventually a strongly upright shrub around 12?ft (3.5?m) tall, though it remains compact for many years and can be kept that way by pruning. While its spring-borne panicles of

Growth Habit: Upright habit

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