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Victory Pyracantha

Pyracantha koidzumii 'Victory'

This bold, upright shrub displays intense red berry clusters late in the season and holds them through winter. An excellent choice for use as a hedge, screen, or windbreak. Thorny stems are excellent to create a barrier planting. Small, white, spring flowers produce attractive berries in the fall. Evergreen.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationpy-ra-KAN-tha kohd-ZUM-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide in natural form.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasUse this versatile shrub as an espalier against a wall, or leave it free standing to form its own fence. Its dark foliage and bright red berry clusters make a fine addition to the mixed border or wildlife garden . Plant several to form an informal screen or security barrier.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Container, Espalier, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Topiary, Windbreak, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsPampas Grass (Cortaderia); Weigela (Weigela); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Chokeberry (Aronia)

Provide average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, 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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