The world's first (and only) firethorn with all-yellow foliage, Pyracantha Golden Paradise should be in every grower's shrub programme.
Origin: Bred in the UK
Protection Status: EU PVR granted EU46760
Variety Name: Pyracantha hybrid Golden Paradise
Benefits of using this variety
- Bright golden yellow foliage retains colour throughout the summer, developing copper-red colouring in tips in late summer and autumn.
- Orange berries look good against the yellow leaves and turn red with age.
- Clean white flowers - one of the last varieties to flower.
- Strong upright habit.
- HTA National Plant Show medal winner.
- Height: 60cm after two years.
- Width: 50cm after two years.
- Flowering time: May - later than most varieties.
- Foliage: golden yellow, brightest in spring but with good colour through the whole year.
- Fruit: orange berries turn to red when very ripe.
- Habit: strong, upright growth. Almost as vigorous as green leaf varieties.
You may find these plants useful for similar applications, or as great planting partners alongside the Golden Paradise.