Pyracantha

Botanical name: Pyracantha ‘Red Column’ or Orange charmer

Common name: Firethorn

Height & Spread: 2m x .90m

 

Planting spacing: 30cm apart

Where to plant: Full sun/partial shade

Flowering period: April/May

 

Pruning: June/July

Leaves: Evergreen 

Irish weather hardiness: Hardy

Pyracantha  is a great plant with year round interest, It can be used as a wall plant or as a hedge.

There is  something to look at for every season, White flowers cover the plant in May then masses of red or orange berries are produced late autumn giving you great colour throughout the winter months, a truly great plant.