Mountain Fire Pieris

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Unique Flowering Evergreen Adds Drama & Various Colors

Mountain Fire Pieris (Pieris japonica ‘Mountain Fire’), also known as Japanese Andromeda Mountain Fire, thrives in partial shade. New growth starts with various tones of red. Pink to white clusters of bell-shaped blooms dangle down the shrub in spring. Blooms can last for a month and have an amazing fragrance. Shade-loving, drought tolerant, and deer resistant. Makes a unique foundation shrub.

Considered an ornamental evergreen, Mountain Fire will add year-round amazing color to your landscape.

Fragrant clusters of pinkish-white flowers form in dropping chains that dangle from the plant. Looking similar to Lily of the Valley, these blooms on Pieris Mountain Fire will attract pollinators.

Botanical Name Pieris japonica ‘Mountain Fire’
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 6 – 8 feet
Mature Spread 6 – 8 feet
Sun Exposure Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Red
Fall Color Evergreen
When To Prune After Flowering

Grow Zones 5 - 8

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 8

Frequently Asked Questions

When should the Mountain Fire Pieris be pruned?

Mountain Fire Pieris

Prune the Mountain Fire Pieris at the end of flowering or as soon as it’s done flowering to avoid removing the buds for the next years bloom.

Is the Mountain Fire Pieris an evergreen?

Yes. The Mountain Fire Pieris is a unique, and easy to care for evergreen.

Can the Mountain Fire Pieris be planted in the shade?

The Mountain Fire Pieris can be grown in shade, however it will not flower as well. They do best in full or part sun.

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