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Cotoneaster fri Cornubia
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Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia'

Description: Vigorous, arching, semi-evergreen shrub or tree with long, pointed leaves glazed with a good mid/dark green colour. Fluffy, white corymbs of flowers appear in June-July that are extremely attractive to bees and insects due to their strong, floral scent. These are followed by brilliant red berries, born in clusters in autumn.

History: Distributed from L. Rothshild, Exbury, Hampshire, in 1930. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 1984.

Cotoneaster Growing Tips: Best planted in full sun or partial shade, and thrive is fertile soils but will tolerate any soil as long as it's well-drained.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 3m.

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Evergreen Evergreen
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Replacement prune Replacement prune