Red Column has a more upright habit than most and will be covered with bright red berries in autumn.
above left, Berberis above, and holly left
Clematis requires very little pruning, the hydrangea and ivy need no support, honeysuckle is beautifully fragrant, and pyracantha
is bold but stays small and manageable.
'Rothschildianus' has yellow berries, so if you mix this with Pyracantha
'Golden Dome' and the holly Ilex aquifolium 'Bacciflava', you'll have a sunny yellow corner.
The zoo has to keep pesticides out of the insects' food, too, a challenge for a place that needs more than a dozen branches of pyracantha
are spreading or upright in habit so you can grow them as free-standing shrubs, hedging or trained against a wall or fence in a fan or espalier shape.
Fire Thorn (Pyracantha
) is a good choice for any aspect and produces clusters of white flowers in late spring and early summer.
Others to follow Hexham 2.30 Benbeoch, 3.00 Touch Of Irish, 3.30 Nicozetto, 4.00 Miss Tarantella, 5.05 Pyracantha
Plants that can be used to create a barrier against intruders include firethorn, mahonia, hawthorn, roses, berberis, pyracantha
Plant burglar-proof hedges such as pyracantha
and make sure your fences are in good repair
in fruit 008: Pyracantha
009: Beech Hedge; 012: Spiraea; 003: Cottage Garden 005: Leylandii Hedge; 011: Planter; 006: Ivy 001: Rose; 010: Holly; 004: Conifer; 002: Clematis
has lovely white flowers then yellow, orange or red berries.