Pieris formosa

Botanical names:
Pieris formosa Accepted
Pieris formosa var. forrestii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4 - 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: New foliage is a brilliant red shade.
Fruit: Other: Woody 5-celled capsules containing numerous seeds.
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant


Spring Flowers 2010Spring Flowers 2010
March 29, 2010

After the harsh long winter we all had, the arrival of spring is eagerly awaited. Once the snow was gone the north winds and the frost did not allow much plant growth at all.

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