Pieris formosa ‘Wakehurst’

Lily of the Valley Shrub


  • Masses of white bell shaped spring flowers hanging in panicles.
  • New growth several times through the growing season emerges as blood red before maturing to dark green over a period of weeks.


  • Beautiful flowers and foliage.
  • Makes a dense screen for visual and wind protection.
  • Attractive planted singly in small gardens or in mixed plantings.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost hardy.
  • Moderately wind and coastal hardy.
  • Grows in dry to very moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to part shade
Height Width
5 year old tree 1.5m 1.5m
10 year old tree 3.0m 2.5m
Country of Origin:   South West Asia
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