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Pieris 'Flaming Silver'
© Deeproot Plant Base
white & green
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Leaves are edged with silvery white and new spring shoots are bright red in colour. Creamy white flowers in mid to late spring. Fairly compact habit.
Moist, well-drained, humus rich, acidic soil in partial shade. Sheltered, woodland type conditions are ideal. Foliage is likely to scorch in hot sun.
Can suffer from Phytophthora root rot disease, causing wilting or death.
A Dutch nursery sport of P. 'Forest Flame'