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Cotoneaster microphyllus

Common Name(s):
Littleleaf cotoneaster
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; susceptible to fire blight and spider mites

Height:
2-3 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, dark green leaves; densely woolly below; 0.2-0.5 in. long
Flower:
Small, white flowers in spring; 0.2 in. scarlet red pome in summer
Zones:
5 to 7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers a moist, well-drained soil but tolerates a range of site conditions
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Low-growing to prostrate habit
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1517

Cotoneaster microphyllus Cotoneaster microphyllus