climbing heather, climbing pieris, fetterbush
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: white
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Can be grown as a shrub if pruned but could also be trained against an arbor or post.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Native Habitats: Upland mixed forests, sandhill, cypress swamps, moist pinelands, white cedar swamps, sandhills near sinkhole ponds, often climbing on pond cypress or slash pin or white cedar.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: