Cotoneaster horizontalis/Rockspray Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster horizontalis / Cotoneaster horizontalis
In colder growing areas if loss in winter occurs
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Scientific Name: Cotoneaster horizontalis
Common Name: Rockspray Cotoneaster
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Semi-evergreen in upper part of its growing range. Used as a ground cover and in mass plantings. Has red fall color. Produce stiff, recurving branches. Excellent ground cover but not very competitive against weeds. Young plants tend to be unattractive until they become well established and begin to grow and develop the distinctive cotoneaster form.