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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
pieris 'Flaming Silver'
Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver'
Pieris are compact evergreen shrubs with leathery, dark green leaves, often brightly coloured when young, and small white urn-shaped flowers borne in panicles in spring
'Flaming Silver' is a small, erect evergreen shrub, the young foliage bright red, becoming green, boldly margined with silvery-white. Small creamy-white bell-shaped flowers in branching clusters in spring
Toxicity Toxic by ingestion
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in acidic, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil but may need some protection in winter when young
Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer or semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer. Some bottom heat may be required
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Can get pieris lacebug
May be affected by a leaf spot and Phytophthora root diseases
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