Pieris phyllyreifolia

climbing heather, climbing pieris, fetterbush



Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: 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.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: