15-20 cm In Height
- It has abundant red berry clusters that provide colour throughout autumn into winter, and food for native bird species.
- In spring white, highly scented flowers bloom profusely across the plant and attract a host of insects and pollinators.
- Red Column Pyracantha, also known as Firethorn, is a dense evergreen shrub which makes a great intruder deterrent.
Can grow up to 3 m in the right conditions.
Season of Interest
Flowering: Spring - Summer Fruiting: Autumn - Winter
Full sun / Partial shade
Best Growing Conditions
Grow in a fertile, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade. In frost prone or exposed locations protect young plants while they establish. Wear thick gloves when pruning; as its common name (Firethorn) suggests, Pyracantha bears long and very sharp thorns. Time to ultimate height 5 to 10 years.