Pieris Forest Flame has fiery red young foliage is upright growing and evergreen perfect for brightening up spring borders. The foliage is brilliant red when young gradually turning from pink to cream and finally dark green. It has clusters of pretty white flowers in spring and requires a well-drained acid soil.
For best results soak the roots for approx 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a long-lived hardy evergreen shrub. It thrives in acid lime free soil and dislikes chalky soils.
You can plant in autumn or spring. Add peat at time of planting and plant in partial shade. They flower in April or May. This shrub does not like pruning much just cut back old straggly bits in late summer or autumn.