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Eichholz Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster dammeri 'Eichholz'

A very low-growing, wide-spreading groundcover with highly ornamental berries. Glossy, bright green leaves provide rich autumn color as they turn to gold to orange-red. Small white spring flowers develop into showy red fruit in fall. Evergreen.
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Good to grow! 8


Full sun, Partial sun

Once established water during dry spells.


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Botanical Pronunciationko-to-ne-AS-ter DAM-er-i
LoreThe genus Cotoneaster translates from the Latin for quince-like, which described the leaves of some species.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches up to 1 ft. tall, spreading 8 to 10 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasExcellent cover for a gentle slope or for filling long planting areas near a walkway. A great plant for nestling boulders, particularly rocky outcroppings in association with waterfalls. Makes an interesting container plant for semi-bonsai looks and modern applications. .
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Hillside, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureFall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established water during dry spells.
Companion PlantsDogwood (Cornus); Cranberry Bush (Viburnum); Magnolia (Magnolia); Juniper (Juniperus); Rose (Rosa)

Grows easily in average to poor, well-drained soils. Space 5 to 6 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: 5-8

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

Good to grow!