Little-leaf Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster microphyllus 'Cooperi')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1/4 inch red berries
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Midges
Flies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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