‘Mountain Fire’ is a really showy Pieris with compact evergreen growth and huge panicles of white bell shaped flowers in spring followed by the emerging new growth a deep plum red turning deep glossy green as it matures. Hardy and tolerant of full sun to semi-shade. Best planted in slightly acidic fertile soil.
- Foliage Colour: Red, Green, Copper
- Flower Colour: White
- Habit: Bushy, Compact, Rounded, Evergreen
- Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Position: Sheltered
- Facing: East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
- Rate of Growth: Slow-growing
- Time to Ultimate Height: 10-20 Years
- Eventual Height: 1.5m - 2.5
- Evenetual Spread: 1m - 1.5m
- Soil: Well-drained moist, acid soil or ericaceous compost
- Flowering Period: March to May
- Hardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
- Common Names: Pieris 'Mountain Fire'
Planting instructions Back-fill with soil mixed with peat and a suitable fertiliser.
Plant in full sun to semi shade in fertile slightly acidic soil. Add ericaceous compost when planting, top-dress with fertilizer and keep well watered until established
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