39 (480m): Fire Thorn
, Blackhouse Elsa, Nuthill Suzi, Muirside Domino, Swift Nasri, Queenies Hi (W).
(Pyracantha) is a good choice for any aspect and produces clusters of white flowers in late spring and early summer.
Best of the Bunch Pyracantha or fire thorn
PERHAPS one of the best years for fruit of all sorts has produced an amazing display of berries on our pyracanthas, with displays of red, orange and yellow berries lighting up corners of gardens, house walls and shrubberies.
PYRACANTHA is an evergreen with attractive, serrated leaves, bright berries and long thorns that can inflict nasty scratches -- the name translates from Greek as fire thorn
for obvious reasons.
Priory has had his share of birdies at Fire Thorn
, but has never carried an eagle.
47 (480m): Lush Lily, Fire Thorn
, Nuthill Suzi, Mill Chanel, Swift Nasri, Queenie's Hi (W).
Pyracantha, the Fire Thorn
, has orange, red or yellow berries in abundance and its dense array of stems create a perfect shelter by means of a wall shrub or stout hedge.
As wall shrubs like cotoneaster and fire thorn
lose their charm between spring blossom and autumn berries,any scrambler worth the name races through, round and over them, studding this dull phase with flowers like gems.
07 (480m): Fire Thorn
, Target Elgin, Silver Chanter, Mill Chanel, Romeo Valentino, Fabulous Town (W).
11 (480m): Fire Thorn
, Dunvegan Castle, Mill Chanel, Muirside Domino, Fabulous Town (W), Johns Blog (W).
44 (480m Handicap): Fire Thorn
(10), Payday Kitten (6), Queenie's Turkish (5), Canny Make It (5), Romeo Native (3), Slick Salsa (Scr).
24 (480m): Fire Thorn
, Redstone Shaw, Target Elgin, Target Reah, Canny Winnie, Alnwick Tassy (W).