Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Fast growing, 1 to 2 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Ornamental Berries
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Late spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:ko-to-ne-AS-ter DAM-er-i
Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast growing, 1 to 2 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Late spring
Flower color:White
Design IdeasGive this fine groundcover plenty of room to spread. Good on banks and to cover large open areas with a southern exposure. Great addition to a wildlife garden or to add year-round interest.
Companion PlantsPlant with Cranberrybush, Buddleja, Blackberry, and Snowberry as well as other wildlife varieties that attract birds and butterflies. The red berries are complemented by other fall foliage plants with red and purple coloring like Heavenly Bamboo, Fothergilla, Burning Bush, Barberry and Smoke Tree.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
History:
Cotoneaster is a genus of woody shrubs native to Asia, Europe and North Africa. The dammeri species is native to central China.This plant is also commonly known as Chinese Bearberry because bear and deer like to feed on its berries in winter.