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Pieris formosa


Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Pieris
                        Specie: Pieris formosa

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

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

Features: Leaves have toothed edges; white to pink-tinted flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 6-10

Description: This species, native to the Himalayan region, may eventually become a small tree, though it remains shrubby for many years and only rarely exceeds 10?ft (3?m). Its leaves, which are often slightly glossy, are up to 4?in (10?cm) long with finely serrated e

Growth Habit: Upright habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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