Pyracantha Orange Glow description:
White flowers in the summer, followed by bright orange berries in the autumn.
Foliage has thorns and is dark green and evergreen.
Good for the back of a border or for screening sheds, walls or fences.
Berries are not edible and may cause a stomach upset if eaten.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
Common name: Orange Glow Firethorn.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Shrubs do cover the ground, but they are not a ‘ground cover plant’ because they add height and structure to a garden.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil and acidic soil and clay soil.
How much moisture:
Normal moisture or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 200 to 250 cm.
Spread 200 to 250 cm.