What is the smallest Pieris?
The compact habit of Pieris japonica ‘Little Heath’ makes it the ideal shrub for growing in patio pots. This dwarf variety grows to just 60cm in height and is easy to maintain, requiring minimal pruning.
Which is the best Pieris?
Perhaps the most popular variety is Pieris Mountain Fire. Instead of new bronzed foliage, this cultivar offers new leaves in a brilliant, fiery orange-red. It is said to outshine the snowy flowers. For extremely showy flowers, Pieris japonica White Cascade takes the cake.
Where is the best place to plant a Pieris?
Where to grow pieris. Pieris requires acid soil which is moist but well-drained, and a sheltered, partially shaded spot. If you don’t have acid soil then choose a compact cultivar and grow it in a container of peat-free ericaceous soil.