pyracanth


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pyracanth

(ˈpaɪərəʊˌkænθ)
n
(Plants) a thorny evergreen shrub of the genus Pyracantha, related to the hawthorn
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Noun1.pyracanth - any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berriespyracanth - any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries
genus Pyracantha - Eurasian evergreen thorny shrubs bearing red or orange-red berries
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Chris Galvin from Allerton kindly sent me this week's shot of a female black cap dining on pyracanth us berries against his sheltered garden wall.
.Against walls: Wall shrubs including pyracanth a or ornamental quince can be trained and get less out of control than some vigorous climbers.
With eye-catching fruits from autumn into winter, pyracanth as are effective as a single bush, a wall-trained shrub, or a hedge.