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Himalayan Pieris Pieris formosana

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pee-AIR-iss for-moe-SAY-nuh
Description

Evergreen shrub.

This plant dislikes high temperatures and humidity.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Forrestii'
'Forrestii'
Tags:
#evergreen#fragrant flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Forrestii'
'Forrestii'
Tags:
#evergreen#fragrant flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pieris
    Species:
    formosana
    Family:
    Ericaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 6 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Upright panicle of creamy-white flowers.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Pink
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Glossy dark green leaves year round. New foliage is red, pink and yellow.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No