Pyracantha ‘Santa Cruz’ is from the Pyracantha family or Firethorn. It is also known as Formosa Firethorn, Pyracantha koidzumii ‘Santa Cruz’. They are evergreen shrubs that have beautiful white flowers. Pyracantha koidzumii ‘Santa Cruz’ is a thorny shrub with glossy oval leaves and shiny bright orange-red berries in autumn after the flower season.
Pyracantha koidzumii ‘Santa Cruz’ is fast-growing. It grows to about 6′ feet. ‘Santa Cruz’ is a low-growing variety. It is native to Taiwan. It is drought-tolerant. IT attracts birds as do many shrubs with bright berries.