A Pyracantha can be sculpted into an espalier against a sunny wall. The spring flowers are followed by bright red berries, which bring birds in for the feast, or can be used to make jelly. I got Cherri Berri.
Scaffold board planters, sandstone paving and evergreen planting
Espalier - tree or shrub that is trained to grow in a flat plane against a wall, often in a symmetrical pattern. This is a lovely pyracantha 'firethorn' trained along a fence.
Bay tree in planter from reclaimed scaffolding boards
Planter from recycled scaffolding boards
Circular pear tree espalier at Museum Garden Gaasbeek, Belgium.
espaliered scarlet firethorn against white