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Formosan Pieris

Pieris formosa

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Also known as

Chinese Peris, Pieris Forrestii, Andromeda

Pieris 'Wakehurst' by Cillas (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Formosan Pieris Overview

Pieris formosa is an evergreen shrub species with shiny, dark green foliage. In young specimens, the foliage is bronze coloured in spring. Flowers are small, white and waxy, arranged in clusters at branch tips.

How to propagate Formosan Pieris

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring or from cuttings in summer.

Seed

Layering

By layering.

Special features of Formosan Pieris

Hedge plant

Other uses of Formosan Pieris

Hedging, specimen