Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors(hardy down to 0℉)
This plant may not thrive in your area
- Mature Height:
- 4 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 4 ft.
- Full-Part Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- Pieris japonica x floribunda 'Mountain Fire'
- Does Not Ship To:
Unusually Striking Color Lasts Year-Round
Why Pieris Mountain Fire Plants?
Ideal for gardeners seeking an unusual specimen for that shady, hard-growing corner, the Pieris Mountain Fire lives up to its name. The Pieris sports flaming red leaf growth from late winter into early spring, setting your landscape ablaze.
Its blazing foliage is the perfect complement to the Pieris' pinkish-white flower clusters, which form in unusual hanging chains like a crystal chandelier. These densely packed, bell-shaped blooms are delicate and deliciously fragrant, lasting for months at a time in a rich display.
Plus, the beautifully arched Pieris can be shaped easily, forming a low privacy hedge, growing as a foundation plant, or artfully thriving in small groupings for a delightfully decorative accent. No matter where it grows, it's exceptionally hardy, drought-tolerant and even deer and pest resistant. Next to no work is required to enjoy the fireworks!
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
When you order your Pieris from Fast Growing Trees, we guarantee your success because our plants remain in the nursery longer.
Our innovative, tried-and-true process allows your plants to develop advanced root systems, so they arrive at your home in superior condition. We ship your plant in its original container, where it's grown and acclimated for months ahead of time.
Now, you reap the rewards of unmatched color, blooms and years of good looks in your garden.
Order the popular Pieris today, while supplies last!
Customer Reviews & Photos
No complaints here!
No complaints here!
Pieris Mountain Fire Plant
The 5 plants arrived in good shape and I planted within 24 hours along my driveway. After a few days since planting we got a cold freeze in North Florida. I checked the plants daily and they look just fine. No indication that the cold nights did any harm. Can’t wait to see the growth and the many different colors.
They arrived in perfect condition and are already right at home in the garden. Pieris has proven over the years to be very tolerant of where it is planted. It also changes with the seasons and keeps its green leaves in the winter. I received very nice specimens!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Ensure you plant in a reliably sunny area (one that receives 4 to 6 hours of sunlight a day) and in well-drained soil. Once you’ve selected your location, dig a hole that’s two to three times the size of your shrub’s root ball, place your plant, then backfill the soil while tamping down the soil to avoid air pockets. After planting, water to settle the roots.
2. Watering: Water regularly during the first growing season to establish its root system, about once per week. You can reduce the frequency of watering once the plant is established. If you’re not sure when to water, simply check its surrounding soil, down to about 2 or 3 inches.
3. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer to your shrub in early spring.
4. Pruning: Prune to shape your shrub after flowering.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$99.00 +||FREE SHIPPING with code FREE99|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3 - 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 30th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|