This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol4", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
The Fire Thorn Or Pyracantha (C. Pyracantha) is a well-known evergreen with sheets of white flowers in May and myriads of orange-scarlet fruits in winter. The variety Lwlandi is considered the best. Other kinds are Korolkoui, with yellow fruits; pinnatifida, with several varieties; and tanacetifolia, with deeply cut downy leaves.