Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster

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.

Attributes

  • Drought tolerant
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Replacement prune

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