|Growth||Slow but worth the wait |
|Height||1.5m - 2m |
|Width||1.5m - 2m |
|Sun exposure||Shade - Filtered Light |
|Soil type||Well-drained |
|Flower colour||White |
|Bloom time||Spring |
Pieris Japonica "Mount Fire", "Lilly of the Valley", "Pearl Bush" is a beautiful ornamental plant with its slight arching form that adds to the garden all year round. The stunning bright red new growth makes for an outstanding feature.This evergreen plant has green glossy leaves with its gorgeous white frangrant bell shaped flowers that dangle like a tassle is the real delight of this plant.
Prefers a well drained position with filtered light and shelter from wind and frost. Best grown in slightly acid soil, mulch during summer to help keep roots cool and retain moisture.
Perfect for the shady garden, stunning display when planted on mass, plant under trees, can be used as a cut flower, beautiful as a feature shrub in the garden or courtyard container planting.
Planting: Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so that soil level is the same as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly and water in even if the soil is moist.
Care: Always ensure regular watering is provided for your new plants. The plants may need watering for around 12 weeks or until they are established depending on time of year and weather conditions once planted.
Good mulching will assist to reduce weeds and maintain moisture levels. Maintain fresh growth, shape and promote dense habit by pruning after main flowering time. Feed in early Spring with a low phosphorus fertiliser.
Using tubestock is a great advantage for planting in your garden as they will establish quickly with the appropriate care.
Plants are supplied as tubestock in 42mm wide pots. Your plant will be established in its pot and ready to plant out.