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: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Clusters of two to four, 1/2 inch bright red berries.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Midges
Flies
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Simons' Cotoneaster
  • Himalayan Cotoneaster

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