Cotoneaster x suecicus 'Coral Beauty'

Cotoneaster x suecicus 'Coral Beauty'

Description: A rounded evergreen form of the popular group of shrubs, Cotoneaster.  Grown for the autumn show of orange red berries which last well into winter and give a show of colour.  In spring the mass of white star like flowers are produced and show off well against the small and very dark glossy green leaves.  Arching branches and mound forming habit.

Uses: Good for use as a landscape plant for ground cover and for planting on banks.  Also good for planting in a wildlife garden as the flowers attract bees and the fruit feed birds in late winter.

Climate/Position: Full sun or partial shade

Height/Spread: Up to 1 metre x 1.5 metre spread

Soil Requirements: Any soil

Pruning: Prune in late winter if shaping needed.

Special Requirements: Mulching after planting will ensure good establishment and moisture retention and reduce weeding .  After this easy establishment is expected.

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