Pieris ‘Forest Flame’ AGM with a few words from Graham Stuart Thomas

Pieris 'Forest Flame' AGM This plant is in my tiny front garden. It is not in ericaceous (lime-free) compost and in the summer months, is shaded by a street-planted weeping Birch tree, though now it benefits from a clear canopy and a south-easterly aspect (as it does in this last regard, all year round). In…

Forest Flames

Pieris formosa var forrestii 'Forest Flame'. "One of the most beautiful of all Pieris species, with electric-red new growth that literally stops people in their tracks " (Micheal Dirr, from his encyclopedia on Trees and Shrubs, and no argument from me!). "The new growth transitions from red to cream and then to green and any…