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Pieris Forest Flame Seeds


Forest Flame Pieris for full sun to light shade. Large Cream Flower Clusters
Gorgeous Autumn Interest, appropriate addition to Japanese gardens.
6-12′ mature height. Zone 3-9.
Organically Grown Shrub Seeds, Canada
20 sds/pkt

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Pieris japonicaPieris Forest Flame SeedsForest Flame

Also known as Andromeda formosa
Pieris  Forest Flame Seeds

Type: Perennial, Large Evergreen Shrub. Forest Flame has young Bright Red Foliage, changing to pink, cream and finally green
Bloom: April to May
Flower: Cream colour and bell shaped form in large branched drooping panicles
Height: 6-12′ and 3-8′ wide
Light: Full Sun to part Shade. Shelter from Hot Afternoon Sun in warm climates.
Soil: Sandy Loam, Moderately Fertile, More on acidic side
Water: Regularly and thoroughly. May die if allowed to dry out in hot climates. Will not tolerate soggy
Zone: 3-9
Use: Specimen, Screen. Great companion for Rhododendrons and Azaleas as cultural needs are similar. Perfect for Japanese garden, entrance ways requiring year round appeal, containers, accent and specimen. Low maintenance beds, informal hedge, mass planting or foundation planting
Tolerances: Deer resistant
Notes: Forest Flame is a hybrid cross between P. japonica and P. Formosa Forrestii, resulting in a profuse bloomer bearing larger flower clusters than that of P. japonica and more compact growth than P. formosa
Grow With: Azaleas, Dappled Japanese Willow, Rhododendrons, Acuba

Pieris japonica Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow to pans of equal parts peat & sand in Nov or Mar & place in cold frame. When large enough to handle, trans to boxes or 3″ pots of equal parts peat, loam, leaf mold & sand. Grow on for two years before planting out in perm position
Outdoors: Transplant recommended


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