pyracantha

wodkaJanuary 24, 2010

It might just be me, but it seems like this year the pyracantha has bloomed brighter than ever. I first noticed it in November on a trip to Washington, DC. My sister lives on the Hill and when we walked through the neighborhoods, they were just magnificent.

Back home, here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, I've noticed them on our morning walks. I am planning to get a few as soon as the weather turns nicer and I feel like planting. Hopefully, they are low maintenance. I think I'm preferring the bright red berries over the orange.

What are your experiences with them? From everything I've read, they are fast growers. Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
louisianagal(z7bMS)

They are easy and do grow fast, they provide food for birds too. Watch the thorns, of course.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2010 at 11:19AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Has anybody else seen purple dragonflies?
Hi! I was drinking my coffee by the koi pond this morning...
taffyj
Lake Charles fruit/citrus trees
Hi all, I'm in Lake Charles (zone 9). I am in the process...
rockydog101
When to seed new lawn with Centipede?
We had our new house lot graded with fresh dirt in...
skb3_br
Anyone grow Almonds or English Walnuts?
I am near Baton Rouge, and thinking of planting some...
mmckey2
Is it time to plant Four O'Clock seeds?
I bought a package of mixed color seeds that I want...
janet_la
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™