Cotoneaster thymifolius

Botanical names:
Cotoneaster thymifolius Accepted
Cotoneaster microphyllus var. thymifolius Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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 9b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feeet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1/4 inch red berries
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Cotoneaster microphyllus var. thymifolius vs. Cotoneaster thymifolius by arctangent Oct 8, 2020 1:02 PM 1

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