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Prostrate Rock Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Perpusillus'

Pronunciation: ko-to-ne-AS-ter hor-i-zon-TA-lis per-pu-SIL-lus
SKU #02945
4-7

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OVERVIEW
Description Tough, easy and adaptable - great for rock gardens and banks! Cool autumn temperatures bring a brilliant flush of fall color to the finely textured, glossy green foliage and highly ornamental red berries. An excellent spreading groundcover with thick intertwining, arching branches. Semi-evergreen in colder areas.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Quickly reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, spreading 5 to 7 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Ground Cover, Hillside
Design Ideas This Cotoneaster gives a beautiful herringbone effect against a white wall or fence. Don't try to prune into a shape or it will lose its striking silhouette. Also excellent in rockeries where sprays of branches will arch out over the slope.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Dogwood (Cornus); Cranberry Bush (Viburnum); Juniper (Juniperus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Rose (Rosa)
CARE
Care Thrives in average to poor, well-drained soils. Space 4 to 5 ft. apart as groundcover; mulch to control weeds until plants fill in. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought in cooler climates. Fertilize in early spring. Prune as needed to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7

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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.