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Cotoneaster apiculatus

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More About Cotoneaster apiculatus

  • Small, whitish-pink flowers
  • Red berries in late summer, sometimes persist into the winter
  • Small, wavy, glossy, green leaves turn bronzy-red in the fall
  • Graceful, spreading habit re-roots for an effective, ground cover
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Cranberry Cotoneaster Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant will tolerate many types of soil i.e. rocky or dry, but not moist, low areas. It grows best in full sun and will tolerate some shade. Can be grafted to make into weeping, tree form plant.


Cotoneaster apiculatus Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Spreading
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Cotoneaster apiculatus

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Rockspray Cotoneaster