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What is this hedging called?

Can anyone name the two hedging plants, orange and red, shown is this photo please?
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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,564
    Pyracantha
    Devon.
  • Also known as 'ouchgerroffme'.   
    I wish I was a glow worm
    A glow worm's never glum
    Cos how can you be grumpy
    When the sun shines out your bum!
  • Thank you, I can now add them to our hedging 
  • Hampshire_HogHampshire_Hog Hampshire Coast 100m from the seaPosts: 1,089
    edited October 2018
    They can have some vicious thorns so be warned but great as security hedging and the birds seem to leave the berry's nearly to last on the menu around here.

    "You don't stop gardening because you get old, you get old because you stop gardening." - The Hampshire Hog
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 SomersetPosts: 9,216
    Not orange berries against red brick please!
  • That photo was taken near where my daughter lives. Mine will be planted amongst hawthorn to add a bit of colour not against a brick wall I hasten to add! 
  • Mike177Mike177 Posts: 10
    Cut a few of these in my time thorns are evil even with 2 pairs of gloves on 😈👍
  • NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen Spain.Posts: 5,565
    Yes VERY evil thorns, I am practically wearing body armour and still getting torn to shreds slowly working my way through pruning a large overgrown hedge. I got spiked just above my face visor and had to dig in with sharp tweezers to get it out. Lovely winter berries though!
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,025
    I must have tough skin - I don't find them too bad to prune and trim  :D
    Brilliant plants - for lots of reasons.
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • I had one on my previous house, growing between and around the windows.
    I never pruned it, just wove the new, flexible stems in amongst the old and it made a  beautiful frame. The thorns are slightly less vicious on young growth!
    Would have done the same here, but our front wall faces north and gets no sun at all and the one plant I tried in the open garden never set a berry!
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