Botanical Name: Pieris Japonica 'Mountain Fire'
Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Zone: Hardy to Zone 6
Size: 1.5m high and wide (3ft high and wide)
Light: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: April
Bloom Description: White
Tolerate: Deer, Heavy Shade
Soil: Well-drained, acidic
A most attractive evergreen to use in acidic soils. New growth is a fiery red turning dark green at maturity. While Lily of the Valley-like flowers in Spring. Combines well with other acid-loving plants. Amend with peat moss and soil acidifier.
Key to Success: Fertilize in Spring and Summer with Rhododendron and Azalea Use triple mix and liquid transplanter fertilizer for planting success.