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Synonyms for pyracanth

any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries

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The most spectacular types include: Pyracanth a coccinea, with scarlet berries or, if you want a taller, upright form, its variety Lalandei, which grows to 6m (20ft).
PRUNE new shoots of pyracanth a (firethorn) to show off the flowers and ultimately the scarlet or golden berries.
Among shrubs, some exotic species are nectar or berries -buddleja, cotoneaster and pyracanth a or firethorn.
As they exhaust food supplies further north, the birds move south, and are especially partial to fruit, pyracanth us and cotoneaster berries (if you have any left).
Berried shrubs such as holly, cotoneaster,berberis and pyracanth a provide autumn and winter food as well as spring nesting sites.