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Cotoneaster horizontalis

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cotoneaster (kot-on-ee-ASS-ter) (Info)
Species: horizontalis (hor-ih-ZON-tal-is) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)
over 9.1 (very alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral pokerboy On Sep 3, 2004, pokerboy from Canberra
Australia (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have cut this plant back hard several times back to the stump and it has produced stronger buds each time. This plant came to my garden by itself. I did not plant it. Mine gets very straggly over a short period of time. pokerboy.

Neutral Baa On Oct 5, 2001, Baa wrote:

Hardy shrub from Western China.

Has small, rounded, glossy, dark green leaves which turn red in Autumn before falling. The sturdy stems form a herringbone pattern and appear to lean against walls or fences in a neat habit. Bears small, white tinged with pink flowers which, in my garden at least, attracts a large number of nectar seekers. Bears small bright red round berries all winter which birds love.

Flowers April to June

Prefers a well drained site in a sheltered position from wind in full sun but the one in my garden (at least 25 years old) lives in almost full shade and on slightly boggy ground, it bears a wonderful display of berries and flowers so make of it what you will.

A superb small shrub for a wild life garden.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phenix City, Alabama
Waleska, Georgia
Hillsboro, New Hampshire
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Bellerose, New York
Salem, Oregon
Mercer, Pennsylvania
Disputanta, Virginia
Lexington, Virginia



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