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Rockspray Cotoneaster

This wonderful landscape plant makes an excellent ground cover or espalier. Low-growing habit with glossy leaves that turn reddish-purple in fall. Berries ripen to a striking red. Prune or train as needed to maintain desired shape.

Companion Plants

Common Snowball Bush

Contorted Filbert

Spreading Juniper

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Rockspray Cotoneaster

  • Botanical name

    Cotoneaster horizontalis

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 4 (-30°F) to USDA Zone 7 (0°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    24-36" (61-91 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water

    1-2 times per week

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Leave fruit on plant for winter interest

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Peter R.'s collection