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Cotoneaster apiculatus

Common Name(s):
Cranberry cotoneaster
Cultivar(s):
Blackburn
Categories:
Groundcover, Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; good for bank cover; prone to develop spider mites in dry weather; good salt spray tolerance

Height:
3 ft.
Hardiness:
4 to 7
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, dark green leaves; 0.2-0.7 in. long; bronzy red to purplish winter color
Flower:
Small, pinkish flowers in early summer; 0.2-0.3 in. cranberry-red fruit in fall; abundantly produced
Zones:
4 to 7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers a moist, well-drained soil but tolerates a range of site conditions except wet
Size:
3 ft.; spread of 3-6 ft.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Low, wide-spreading shrub with stiff branches; tends to mound
Width:
3-6 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 258

Cotoneaster apiculatus Cotoneaster apiculatus
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Cotoneaster apiculatus groundcover
Kingsbrae Garden, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0