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Lowboy Pyracantha

Pyracantha coccinea 'Lowboy'

SKU
06800
Handsome, low spreader displays small but abundant creamy white flowers then bright orange berries. Its vigorous nature makes it an effective groundcover. Evergreen.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationpy-ra-KAN-tha cok-SIN-i-a
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring flowers, followed by bright fall berries.
Design IdeasHere is an excellent groundcover for a bank or the sunny part of the garden. Do select a place without foot traffic, since the thorny stems are a deterrent. Bright orange berries brighten the fall and winter landscape.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Rose (Rosa); Chokeberry (Aronia); Weigela (Weigela); Pampas Grass (Cortaderia)

Grows easily in most average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Space 5 ft. apart as a groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until plants fill in.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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