• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast grower to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Ornamental Berries
    Blooms:
    Spring flowers, fall berries
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:py-ra-KAN-tha for-TEW-nee-eye
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast grower to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring flowers, fall berries
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
    Design IdeasThis tall shrub makes a quick wide screen, hedge or windbreak. Its display of showy red fruit in fall and winter make it an interesting espaliered wall shrub in full sun, where it's dark green foliage can be shown to full effect.
    Companion PlantsPampas Grass (Cortederia); Weigela (Weigela); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Chokeberry (Aronia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.