Cotoneaster dammeri 'Eichholz'
Pronunciation: ko-to-ne-AS-ter DAM-er-i
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches up to 1 ft. tall, spreading 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Ground Cover, Hillside|
|Design Ideas||Excellent 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. .|
|Companion Plants||Dogwood (Cornus); Cranberry Bush (Viburnum); Magnolia (Magnolia); Juniper (Juniperus); Rose (Rosa)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||The genus Cotoneaster translates from the Latin for quince-like, which described the leaves of some species.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.