• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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
    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 & Lore
    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.