Pyracantha coccinea Red Star Pyracantha coccinea Red Star
Pyracantha coccinea Red Star
Pyracantha coccinea Red Star

Pyracantha coccinea Red Star

Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
  • Stunning bright red berrie in throughout autumn and winter.
  • Far fewer thorns than other Pyracanthas.
  • Fantastic in pots, against a wall or as hedging.
  • Fragrant flowers attract bees and butterflies.
  • Supplied in a 9cm pot ready to plant.
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Product Description

A breathtaking shrub, Pyracantha 'Red Star' ticks so many boxes around the garden. It's evergreen with shiny, deep green leaves, spring flowers and autumn berries, it brings year-round interest. And best or all, it has very few thorns!

'Red Star' takes well to being trimmed to shape, so it can be trained up against a wall to give a living frame to windows and doors. Alternatively, its vigorous growth makes it ideal planted it as a hedge. Or, it can be left alone to do its thing at the back of the border, with its dark green leaves providing a contrasting backdrop for flowering plants.

Recommended by the RHS as a 'Plant for Pollinators' a profusion on frothy, scented white flowers isproduced through June and July and are a favourite with butterflies and bees. The flowers are followed in autumn by huge numbers of brilliant red berries that cover the plant. These last right through to the following year and are an incredibly valuable food source for winter birds.

Extremely hardy and happy in partial shade as well as soon, it make a great solution in you want to grow something on a North facing wall.

Supplied in a 9cm pot, ready to plant.

Plant Information

Care Guide

Planting you Pyracantha

  • Water your potted plant well.
  • Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
  • Add a soil conditioner such as well rotted manure to the earth removed from the hole if necessary.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots. Place the plant in the hole at the same level as the pot and refill with earth.
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball.
    Water well.
  • Mulch around the base of the plant each spring.


  • In spring, cut back outward growing shoots as required to maintain shape.
  • You may want to trim some growth to make the show of berries more visible.



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Pyracantha coccinea Red Star
Pyracantha coccinea Red Star
9cm Pot.
Item: 511090
Only £9.99