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Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegatus'

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Cotoneaster horizontalis

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Rockspray Cotoneaster

 

More About Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegatus'

  • White flowers when little else is flowering
  • Red berries contrast with the foliage in early fall
  • Light cream edges on dull green leaves develop a pink tinge in the summer
  • Leaves change from pink to reddish-bronze in the fall
  • Leaves and branches exhibit a formal, herringbone pattern
  • Prostrate and spreading, unless tips are pruned to encourage upward growth
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

5

Height:

40-50 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm

Colour:

White
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Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster Growing and Maintenance Tips

Not a vivid, variegated plant, however, this cotoneaster provides a soft contrast in a serene landscape. Tolerates a range of soil types and conditions.


Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegatus' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Berries
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Pink
Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting