Canadian Creeper™ Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster dammeri 'Moner'

A low-growing, prostrate shrub densely blanketed with small, lustrous dark green leaves, and accented with a showy profusion of small white blooms in spring and large red ornamental berries in fall that persist into winter. A superior groundcover for banks, berms, and other areas where a quick, low cover is needed. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationko-to-ne-AS-ter DAM-er-i
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches only 6 in. tall, spreading to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsRed Twig Dogwood (Cornus); Cranberry Bush (Viburnum); Juniper (Juniperus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Rose (Rosa)

Grows easily in average to poor, well-drained soils. Space 4 to 5 ft. apart as groundcover; control weeds with mulch until plants fill in. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. May be pruned annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8

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