Area of origin: Western China.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 1m (3.3'), width up to 1.5m (4.9').
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -17°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Plantation density: 4 / m².
Properties and uses:
Excellent ground cover. The leaves are tinted red orange in autumn. Bright red fruits are numerous in September and October. The fruits remain along the branches through the winter . Plant in rockeries, over banks and against walls.
List of Cotoneaster:
• Cotoneaster dammeri, excellent plant for ground cover, Its white flowers appear around the month of May.
• Cotoneaster Franchetii, white blossom in June, beautiful deep orange berries in September and October.
• Cotoneaster lacteus, white blossom early summer, abundance of red berries in October.