Cotoneaster horizontalis

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  • Common Name: Rock Cotoneaster
  • Plant Story:

    A slow-growing semi-prostrate shrub, Cotoneaster horizontalis features tiny red leaves. Five-petaled tuny pink flowers mature to bright scarlet berries in the late summer to fall. Foliage turns an attractive purplish-red in the fall.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Planting Zone: 5-7
  • Height: 2-3 ft
  • Spread: 6-8 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to part shade
  • Suggested Uses: Woody ground cover or erosion control
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Bees
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Fireblight, leaf spots, canker, cotoneaster webworms, lacebugs, and mites
  • Form: Semi-prostrate
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Requires good drainage. Tough and adaptable. Requires little pruning.


Rock Cotoneaster - Additional Photos