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Red Elf™ Pyracantha

Pyracantha x 'Monelf'

Pronunciation: py-ra-KAN-tha
SKU #06860
7-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water deeply occasionally.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches only 2 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Pampas Grass (Cortederia); Weigela (Weigela); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Chokeberry (Aronia)
CARE
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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