Streibs Findling Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster dammeri 'Streibs Findling'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ko-to-ne-AS-ter DAM-er-i|
|Lore||Sprigs with red berries are popular cut materials for indoor decor and flower arranging.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches only 6 in. tall, quickly spreading to 8 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||An exceptional mat forming groundcover that's exquisite in conjunction with landscape boulders or rocky outcroppings. A fine choice for the top of a retaining wall or spilling over the edges of raised masonry planters. Provides interest and weed blocking cover in Asian inspired landscapes or for the same in wild gardens. Topiary forms make wonderful garden or entry accents, especially when planted in pairs.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Highly Ornamental Berries|
Grows 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, regularly during first few growing seasons 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