Red Elf™ Pyracantha
Pyracantha x 'Monelf'
|Description||An attractive, compact, rounded shrub that displays bright red berries throughout fall and winter, against glossy, dark, evergreen foliage. A good selection for containers. Excellent as a low hedge or divider, and a stunning choice for espalier on a low wall. A disease resistant variety.|
|Watering||Once established water deeply occasionally.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches only 2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Container, Hedge, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||This Pyracantha looks beautiful espaliered on a low wall. Left natural, it makes a great divider in the garden or a low hedge. As a specimen, it anchors a featured winter spot with its bright red berries. Also makes an excellent container plant to brighten sunny porches, entranceways and decks.|
|Companion Plants||Pampas Grass (Cortederia); Weigela (Weigela); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Chokeberry (Aronia)|
|Care||Grows easily in most average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.