Cotoneaster dammeri 'Eichholz'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ko-to-ne-AS-ter DAM-er-i|
|Lore||The genus Cotoneaster translates from the Latin for quince-like, which described the leaves of some species.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches up to 1 ft. tall, spreading 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|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. .|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Highly Ornamental Berries|
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