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botanical name:
Pieris formosa var. forrestii 'Jermyns'
Pieris formosa var. forrestii 'Jermyns' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Formosan Pieris
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 5.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season:
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Large evergreen with spreading, arching branches. Young foliage is dark red. Pendant panicles of white flowers opening from deep red buds.

cultivation:
Moist, well-drained, humus rich, acidic soil in partial shade. Sheltered, woodland type conditions are ideal. Will tolerate full sun if not too hot.

propagation:
From cuttings.

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