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Pieris 'Forest Flame' (Pieris 'Forest Flame')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Pieris 'Forest Flame'

Other names: Pieris 'Forest Flame'

Genus: Pieris Pieris

Variety or Cultivar: 'Forest Flame' _ 'Forest Flame' is an evergreen shrub with green foliage that starts off red, changes to pink and cream and finally becomes green. Panicles of small, cream flowers are produced in spring.


Pieris 'Forest Flame' is: Evergreen

Flower: Cream in Spring

Foliage: Cream, Green, Pink, Red in All seasons

Habit: Compact

Toxicity: Leaves and flower nectar may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Lacebugs Lacebugs

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Phytophthora root diseases Leaf spot , Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Pieris 'Forest Flame' (Pieris 'Forest Flame') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Woodland

Cultivation: Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, acidic soil in full sun to partial shade. May need protection in winter until established.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Pieris 'Forest Flame'

Other names: Pieris 'Forest Flame'

Genus: Pieris Pieris

Variety or Cultivar: 'Forest Flame' _ 'Forest Flame' is an evergreen shrub with green foliage that starts off red, changes to pink and cream and finally becomes green. Panicles of small, cream flowers are produced in spring.


Pieris 'Forest Flame' is: Evergreen

Flower: Cream in Spring

Foliage: Cream, Green, Pink, Red in All seasons

Habit: Compact

Toxicity: Leaves and flower nectar may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Lacebugs

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Pieris 'Forest Flame' (Pieris 'Forest Flame') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Woodland

Cultivation: Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, acidic soil in full sun to partial shade. May need protection in winter until established.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)


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