Pieris 'Firecrest'

Pieris 'Firecrest'

profile iconPieris japonica 9
by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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profile iconPieris japonica 9
by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)
1 of 5
Large evergreen shrub species with a bushy growth habit. It produces bright red leaves which change to a dark green colour with age. Cream-white, bell-shaped blooms are produced on branched, hanging arrangements.
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Planning

Flowering time

Spring, Winter

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Attracts bees

Known for attracting bees. Has nectar and pollen rich flowers.

Personality

Family

Ericaceae

Flower colour

White, Cream
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