Year-round, you'll love the way this shrub looks in your woodland or shade garden. While the leaves mature to green, they start out fiery red. This creates a unique and exciting color contrast over the plant. In spring, flowers add to the wow-factor, showing up as delicate white cascading bells amid the colorful leaves. Mountain Fire is a great specimen plant, or grow a row of it as a foundation planting to up the curb appeal of your yard. Mountain Fire is evergreen so you'll have a consistent backdrop and some easy, delightful structure for your landscape. Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire'
Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:4 - 8 feet
Spread:36 - 72 inches
Spacing:4 - 6 feet
Flowering Date:Early spring
Planting Instructions:Well drained, organically rich soil. Plant in a sight protected from strong winds.
Winter Care:May need some winter protection until established.
Flower Form:White lantern-shaped flowers dangle from stems.
Foliage Type:Evergreen foliage with fire-red new growth.