Cotoneaster glaucophyllus Franch.

Grayleaf Cotoneaster

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Stem

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Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Cotoneaster

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7 to 8

Size: To 6' tall and wide

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Small grey-green leaves, pubescent. White flowers in summer followed by red fruit. Stiff but somewhat pendulous habit. Well-drained soil.

History: 

Published in Pl. Delavay. 222 in 1890.

Native to China and Vietnam.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 3-gallon plant at Specialty Ornamentals in April 2013 and planted it on the slope of the Front Foundation Hedge.


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