Saturday, March 19, 2011

Medium-large scale evergreen shrubs: Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire' and Pieris japonica ‘Valley Valentine‘

These two shrubs are two of Victoria's favorite Pieris varieties. The young foliage emerges bright red and then turns green as it matures, displaying shades of pink peach, yellow and every shade in between.

Pieris 'Mountain Fire': 6’ tall by 4’ wide. Brilliant red new foliage turns dark green with maturity. Drooping clusters of showy white.

Pieris ‘Valley Valentine‘: 6- 7’ tall by 4- 5’ wide. This shrub has brilliant, saturated pink blooms and the sweetest springtime fragrance.