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Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster


Description:

A perfect ground cover plant with multi season interest.  The glossy green leaves stay glossy all summer and turn orange to red in fall.  Showy bright red berries are persistent all summer and fall.  Cotoneaster is good for stabilizing banks and for erosion control. 
 
Common Name: Cotoneaster
Botanical Name: Cotoneaster
Type: Deciduous Shrub
Soil Preference: Tolerates drought and dry soil.  Prefers well-drained soils with a pH of acidic to alkaline (less than 6.8 to more than 7.7). 
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Attributes: Red fruits,  rock garden, hedge, massing,  groundcover,  erosion control
Pests: Spider mites, lace bugs, scale,
Diseases: Leaf spot, canker & fire/twig blight.
Care: Fertilize as recommended with any type of fertilizer, preferably an acidic type if soil is not already acidic.  Spray horticultural oil in early spring to control overwintering scales.  Trimming is usually not necessary as plants stay low to the ground.

Planting Instructions: Trees & Shrubs
Water & Fertilizer Schedule

 

Varieties:

This variety listing is for informational purposes only, it is not a catalog. 
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Cotoneaster apiculatus
Cranberry Cotoneaster
zones 4-7
 
Description:  A low growing, wide spreading shrub producing very showy red berries in late summer.     It's great for stabilizing banks and for erosion control. 
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Spring
Foliage Color: Glossy Green
Height: 24-36"
Spread: 36-60"


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Cotoneaster apiculatus On Standard
Cranberry Cotoneaster
zones 4-7
 
Description:  A low growing, wide spreading shrub grown atop a taller graft producing very showy red berries in late summer.  Makes the perfect accent plant!
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Spring
Foliage Color: Glossy Green
Height: 7-8'
Spread:  


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Cotoneaster horizontalis
Rockspray Cotoneaster
zones 5-7
 
Description:  Herringbone branches create a graceful, low arching blanket.  Glossy green leaves, pinkish-white flowers and abundant red berries add to it's appeal. 
Bloom Color: Pink-white
Bloom Time: Spring
Foliage Color: Glossy Green
Height: 2-3'
Spread: 2-3'


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Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Perpusillus'
Rockspray Cotoneaster
zones 5-7
 
Description:  An excellent ground cover plant with bright red berries.  Glossy green foliage turns orange to red in fall. 
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Spring
Foliage Color: Glossy Green
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 5-8'
 

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