Cotoneaster salicifolius Franch.

Willowleaf Cotoneaster


Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Cotoneaster

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: 15" tall and spread of 6'

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Spreading form, purple foliage in winter. Clusters of fragrant white flowers in spring and red berries in autumn through winter. Light soil with good drainage.

History: 

Published in Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. set. 3: 8: 225 in 1886.

Native to western China.

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