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Streibs Findling Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster dammeri 'Streibs Findling'

One of the lowest growing cotoneasters! Excellent, flat growing groundcover displaying dense, tiny blue-green leaves. Tiny white flowers in spring are followed by showy red berries. Use on banks, berms, and to cascade over walls. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationko-to-ne-AS-ter DAM-er-i
LoreSprigs with red berries are popular cut materials for indoor decor and flower arranging.
Average Size at MaturityReaches only 6 in. tall, quickly spreading to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasAn 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitProstrate
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSnowberry (Symphoricarpos); Cranberry Bush (Viburnum); Dogwood (Cornus); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Magnolia (Magnolia)

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

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