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Cotoneaster dammeri

Common Name(s):
Bearberry cotoneaster
Cultivar(s):
Coral Beauty
Categories:
Groundcover, Shrubs
Comment:

Effective in rock gardens and low banks; drought tolerant; good for ground cover; one of the easiest cotoneasters to grow; prone to attack by lacebugs; branches root when they contact soil

Height:
1-2 ft.
Hardiness:
6 to 9
Foliage:
Shiny, alternate, simple, dark green leaves; roundish shape; 0.7-1.3 in. long; dull dark green to reddish purple in winter
Flower:
Small, white flowers in spring; 0.2 in. bright red pome in late summer; sparingly produced
Zones:
5 to 7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers a moist, well-drained soil but tolerates a range of site conditions
Size:
12-18 in.; spread of 6 ft.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Low, prostrate spreading shrub; slender creeping stems close to the ground; can become ragged with age
Width:
3-6 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to rapid
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 260

Cotoneaster dammeri Cotoneaster dammeri
Leonora Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Cotoneaster dammeri Cotoneaster dammeri
Andrey Zharkikh, CC BY - 2.0
Cotoneaster dammeri Cotoneaster dammeri
Heather and Mike, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Cotoneaster dammeri groundcover
Ettore Balocchi, CC BY - 2.0