Also called Rock Cotoneaster
More About Cotoneaster horizontalis
- Small, pink, fragrant flowers
- Green berries produced in June, turn red in the fall and persist into the winter
- Glossy, medium green, rounded leaves turn red in the fall
- Leaves and branchlets have an almost perfect, symmetrical, herringbone pattern
- Mounding, spreading habit
- Bloom Time: Spring
Notable specimens can be found at the Holden Arboretum, Mentor, Ohio, United States.
Rockspray Cotoneaster Growing and Maintenance Tips
This plant is a non-aggressive, excellent, ground cover, re-rooting where the branches touch the soil. It can be used for a trailing effect over walls and stonework. The leaves shade the soil, preventing weed growth.
Cotoneaster horizontalis Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average