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Pieris japonica Mountain Fire

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Wantirna
D6
Size: 20cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $19.42 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $21.37 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pieris japonica Mountain Fire Japanese Andromeda, Japanese Pieris,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Horizontal Branching, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Decorative slow growing compact evergreen shrub with horizontal branching. New growth foliage is red and turns to a glossy green with maturity. Masses of clustered, tassle-like buds open to white bell-shaped flowers in Spring. Great for a cottage garden or to use for floral work.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mites, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Red
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Low
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