Wintergreen Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster conspicuus)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Pollinators: Midges
Flies
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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May 11, 2012

May is the month when late spring blooms are going strong and early summer blooms are getting ready to show off. The living is good for honey bees.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 12, 2012 10:46 AM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.

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