Pieris japonica Mountain Fire - Japanese Andromeda Mountain Fire

Japanese Andromeda Mountain Fire - Pieris japonica Mountain Fire

Outstanding glossy red new growth!

'Mountain Fire' is a compact, slow growing evergreen shrub with impressive, fiery red new growth and delicate clusters of white flowers in spring. Plant in moist, well-drained, acid soil enriched with peat moss or organic material. Prune after flowering and protect from high winds. Great for foundation or shrub border.

Genus: 

Pieris
Pieris japonica Mountain Fire

Common Name: 

Japanese Andromeda Mountain Fire

Flower Color: 

White

Exposure: 

Sun to Part Shade

Features: 

Deer Resistant

Bloom Season: 

Early Spring

Plant Category: 

Evergreen Shrub
Shrub

Hardiness Zones: 

Zone 5

Plant Terms: 

Foliage Color: 

Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Protect from strong winter sun and wind

If needed, prune immediately after flowering

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Foundation Plantings
Woodland Plantings
Shrub Border

Height: 

6'

Water Requirements: 

Requires regular waterings, particularly in hot, dry weather.

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, well drained acidic soil high in organic matter

Growth Habit: 

Upright
Compact

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
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